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Marina ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.0

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Marina Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 19:40 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
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Marina in Monterey is a beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marina, 2 km from Marina.

IS AT (local time)

Marina Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sand City, 10 km from Marina.

moderate winds from the WNW

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Marina

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 7 miles from Marina.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 10

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Overall Marina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Marina is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Marina is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Marina and is 128 km (80 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Marina, CAL - Monterey. Use the tab navigation above to view Marina sea temperature, Marina photographs, Marina detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Marina webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Marina 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 Marina.