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

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Moonstone Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Humboldt County, USA)

Moonstone Beach photo

Photo credit: Larry Butcher

Moonstone Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Saturday, 25 October 2014, 05:40 Local time

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8PM 11PM 2AM 5AM
Wave (m) 1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 30
SE 25
SE 40
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
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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.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

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At Trinidad, 2 km from Moonstone Beach.

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Buoy Data:

At Eel River Buoy, 31 miles from Moonstone Beach.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 3.8
3.6
4.1
4.2
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 9

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Overall Moonstone Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Visitor Reviews of Moonstone Beach


Turttle from UNITED STATES writes:

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.

2014-02-21

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Moonstone Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Camel Rock 1 mi
Second closest break Little River Clam Beach 1 mi
Third closest break Little River State Beach 2 mi
Fourth closest break Trinidad State Beach 3 mi
Fifth closest break Patricks Point State Park 8 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Moonstone Beach:

Closest wave buoy Eel River Buoy 31 mi
Second closest wave buoy St Georges Buoy 58 mi
Third closest wave buoy Port Orford Buoy 124 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy PT Arena Buoy 127 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bodega Bay Buoy 198 mi

Tide stations nearest to Moonstone Beach:

Closest tide station Trinidad Harbor 2 mi
Second closest tide station McKinleyville 6 mi
Third closest tide station Mad River Slough, Arcata Bay, Humboldt Bay 12 mi
Fourth closest tide station Arcata Wharf, Humboldt Bay 12 mi
Fifth closest tide station Samoa, Humboldt Bay 15 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Moonstone Beach:

Closest ski area Mt Ashland (United States) 104 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Shasta (United States) 104 mi
Third closest ski area Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States) 157 mi
Fourth closest ski area Coppervale (United States) 186 mi
Fifth closest ski area Willamette Pass (United States) 207 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Moonstone Beach:

Closest city location Eureka (United States) 17 mi
Second closest city location Redding (United States) 95 mi
Third closest city location Grants Pass (United States) 106 mi
Fourth closest city location Medford (United States) 110 mi
Fifth closest city location Chico (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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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.

 

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