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Moonstone Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Moonstone Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.9 °C

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 19:39 Local time
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
N 10
N 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Moonstone Beach in Humboldt is a fairly exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Take care of Shaks,urchins, rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Trinidad Harbor, California, 4 km from Moonstone Beach.

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Moonstone Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trinidad, 3 km from Moonstone Beach.

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Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Moonstone Beach

Buoy Data:

At Humboldt Bay, North Spit, CA, 16 miles from Moonstone Beach.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 9 8 8 10

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Overall Moonstone Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to Moonstone Beach:

  • Closest city location
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    95 mi
  • Third closest city location
    106 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    110 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    150 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Moonstone Beach is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 236 km (147 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Moonstone Beach is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 311 km (193 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Moonstone Beach, CAL - Humboldt. Use the tab navigation above to view Moonstone Beach sea temperature, Moonstone Beach photographs, Moonstone Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Moonstone Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Humboldt live weather stations and Moonstone 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 Moonstone Beach.