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Doran Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.8
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Doran Beach Spot ID

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Doran Beach

Photo credit: DOC Silvia

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Friday, 17 November 2017, 13:28 Local time
Friday 17
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Wave (m) 1.7
WNW
1.6
NW
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
WNW 15
NNW 5
NNE
Wind State glass cross-
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Doran Beach in Sonoma is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from north winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks, rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bodega Harbor entrance, California, 2 km from Doran Beach.

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Doran Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bella Mar Bodega Bay wx, 9 km from Doran Beach.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
9.5 °C

Current weather near Doran Beach

Overall Doran Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Doran Beach is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Doran Beach is San Francisco International Airport (SFO), also in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA is 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Doran Beach and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
Doran Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Doran Beach, CAL - Sonoma. Use the tab navigation above to view Doran Beach sea temperature, Doran Beach photographs, Doran Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Doran Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Sonoma live weather stations and Doran 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 Doran Beach.