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Ghost Tree ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Ghost Tree Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 14:12 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
W 0
W 0
Wind State cross-
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Ghost Tree in Monterey is a reef break Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rocks - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carmel Cove, Carmel Bay, California, 5 km from Ghost Tree.

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Ghost Tree Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Carmel by the sea Santa Lucia 2 NW San Antiono Carmel by the Sea wx, 2 km from Ghost Tree.

light winds from the WSW

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
12.9 °C

Current weather near Ghost Tree

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 5 miles from Ghost Tree.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 15

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Overall Ghost Tree Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Ghost Tree Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ghost Tree:


  • The closest passenger airport to Ghost Tree is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 89 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ghost Tree is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ghost Tree and is 148 km (92 miles) away.
Ghost Tree break location map and break info

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