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Half Moon Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Half Moon Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 23:50 Local time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNE 10
NE 10
Wind State cross-
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Half Moon Bay in Washington State is a beach break that has inconsistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Pollution.

Washington wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Westport, Point Chehalis, Grays Harbor, Washington, 1 km from Half Moon Bay.

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Half Moon Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-WPTW1, 1 km from Half Moon Bay.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
13.9 °C

Current weather near Half Moon Bay

Buoy Data:

At Grays Harbor, WA , 6 miles from Half Moon Bay.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 8 11 11 9

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Overall Half Moon Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Half Moon Bay is Gray Aaf (Fort Lewis) Airport (GRF) in USA, 119 km (74 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Half Moon Bay is Mc Chord Afb (Tacoma) Airport (TCM), also in USA, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Third is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 147 km (91 miles) away.
  • Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in USA is 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Boeing Fld King Co International (Seattle) Airport (BFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Half Moon Bay and is 154 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Half Moon Bay, Washington. Use the tab navigation above to view Half Moon Bay sea temperature, Half Moon Bay photographs, Half Moon Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Half Moon Bay webcams, current wind from Washington live weather stations and Half Moon Bay 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 Half Moon Bay.