uk es it fr pt nl
Gale Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Gale Point Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: point


Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.0 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 11:30 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 8.5
Period (s) 17 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 20
WSW 10
SW 10
Wind State on on on cross

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Gale Point in Humboldt County is a point break. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Take care of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Shelter Cove, California, 3 km from Gale Point.

IS AT (local time)

Gale Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 17km WSW of Redway, 7 km from Gale Point.

Air temperature

Current weather near Gale Point

Buoy Data:

At Cape Mendocino, CA, 42 miles from Gale Point.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 8.4
Dominant period (s) 18 18 18 17

All wavebuoys around Gale Point

Overall Gale Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

This image describes the range of swells directed at Gale Point through an average Janu... (show all text)

The graph shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions ... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Gale Point surf consistency graph.

Also see Gale Point surf quality by season and Gale Point surf quality by month.

Compare Gale Point with another surf break.

Gale Point Location Maps

Gale Point Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Gale PointShoreline around Gale PointRoads and rivers around Gale Point

Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Humboldt surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Gale Point

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Gale Point:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Gale Point:

Tide stations nearest to Gale Point:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Gale Point:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Gale Point:

  • Closest city location
    54 mi
  • Second closest city location
    96 mi
  • Third closest city location
    119 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    129 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Gale Point is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 188 km (117 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Gale Point is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 244 km (152 miles) away.
Gale Point break location map and break info

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