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Little River Clam Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.3

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Little River Clam Beach Spot ID

Clam Beach Kite Surfing by Horseback, Little River Clam Beach photo

Little River Clam Beach

Photo credit: J. Levitan

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.4 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 20:44 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
N 5
NE 10
E 10
Wind State cross cross-
off off

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Little River Clam Beach in Humboldt County is a beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Trinidad Harbor, California, 6 km from Little River Clam Beach.

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Little River Clam Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arcata/Eureka Airport, 3 km from Little River Clam Beach.


Mist -
Air temperature
6.7 °C

Current weather near Little River Clam Beach

Buoy Data:

At Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA, 15 miles from Little River Clam Beach.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 3.2
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 13

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Overall Little River Clam Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Little River Clam Beach:

  • Closest city location
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    95 mi
  • Third closest city location
    107 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    111 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    149 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Little River Clam Beach is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 234 km (145 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Little River Clam Beach is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 309 km (192 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Little River Clam Beach, CAL - Humboldt. Use the tab navigation above to view Little River Clam Beach sea temperature, Little River Clam Beach photographs, Little River Clam Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Little River Clam Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Humboldt live weather stations and Little River Clam 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 Little River Clam Beach.