Moonstone Beach Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell NW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 15.8 °C
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.
For Trinidad Harbor, California, 4 km from Moonstone Beach.
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Overall Moonstone Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Visitor Reviews of Moonstone Beach
“Moon Stone and Camel Rock are pretty much the same beach but you guys give it a different forecast. Moonstone there can be a slight rip because there is a creek run out but nothing major. You got the shark part right though. I've never seen any sea urchins though. And Moon stone is best at high tide just like camel rock right when the tide shifts at low tide. But half to paddle out a good 300 yards to get out to the first sand bar. Winter time is the best for experienced surfers summer it all wind driven and ankle slappers.”
Turttle from UNITED STATES - 21 Feb 2014
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Moonstone Beach:(click location name for more details)
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- Second closest break1 mi
- Third closest break2 mi
- Fourth closest break3 mi
- Fifth closest break8 mi
Tide stations nearest to Moonstone Beach:
- Closest tide stationTrinidad Harbor2 mi
- Second closest tide stationMcKinleyville6 mi
- Third closest tide stationMad River Slough, Arcata Bay, Humboldt Bay12 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationArcata Wharf, Humboldt Bay12 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationSamoa, Humboldt Bay15 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Moonstone Beach:
- Closest ski areaMt Ashland (United States)104 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Shasta (United States)104 mi
- Third closest ski areaStover Mountain Ski Area (United States)157 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaCoppervale (United States)186 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaWillamette Pass (United States)207 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Moonstone Beach:
- Closest city locationEureka (United States)17 mi
- Second closest city locationRedding (United States)95 mi
- Third closest city locationGrants Pass (United States)106 mi
- Fourth closest city locationMedford (United States)110 mi
- Fifth closest city locationChico (United States)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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