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Del Monte Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Del Monte Beach Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 19:43 Local time
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 9 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NW 30
NW 25
NNW 20
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Del Monte Beach in Monterey is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California, 1 km from Del Monte Beach.

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Del Monte Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At BUOY-MEYC1, 1 km from Del Monte Beach.


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Current weather near Del Monte Beach

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 2 miles from Del Monte Beach.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 12 8 8 9

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Overall Del Monte Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Del Monte Beach is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Del Monte Beach is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Del Monte Beach and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Del Monte Beach, CAL - Monterey. Use the tab navigation above to view Del Monte Beach sea temperature, Del Monte Beach photographs, Del Monte Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Del Monte Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Del Monte Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Del Monte Beach.