Point Reyes Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

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Point Reyes Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Marin County, USA)


Point Reyes Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.3 °C

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Thursday, 26 March 2015, 20:35 Local time

Thu Fri
8PM 11PM 2AM 5AM
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
NW 15
NNW 20
Wind State on on cross-

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Point Reyes Beach in Marin County is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks, rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Inverness, Tomales Bay, California, 12 km from Point Reyes Beach.

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Live Weather:

At BUOY-PRYC1, 7 km from Point Reyes Beach.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Point Reyes Beach

Buoy Data:

At Bodega Bay Buoy, 21 miles from Point Reyes Beach.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

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Overall Point Reyes Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Visitor Reviews of Point Reyes Beach

Jane from UNITED STATES writes:

Because it is way out on the Point Reyes Peninsula, and so exposed to the open ocean, the currents at this spot are exceptionally dangerous. The break is very shifty, and the currents can quickly pull you way outside.


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Point Reyes Beach:

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Closest break Drakes Estero 3 mi
Second closest break Drakes Bay 4 mi
Third closest break Shark Pit 12 mi
Fourth closest break Dillon Beach 12 mi
Fifth closest break Double Point 14 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Point Reyes Beach:

Closest wave buoy Bodega Bay Buoy 21 mi
Second closest wave buoy San Francisco Buoy 23 mi
Third closest wave buoy Half Moon Bay Buoy 49 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Monterey Buoy 94 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy PT Arena Buoy 94 mi

Tide stations nearest to Point Reyes Beach:

Closest tide station Point Reyes 6 mi
Second closest tide station Inverness, Tomales Bay 7 mi
Third closest tide station Marshall, Tomales Bay 8 mi
Fourth closest tide station Reynolds, Tomales Bay 8 mi
Fifth closest tide station Blakes Landing, Tomales Bay 9 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Point Reyes Beach:

Closest ski area Bear Valley (United States) 162 mi
Second closest ski area Sierra at Tahoe (United States) 163 mi
Third closest ski area Royal Gorge (United States) 163 mi
Fourth closest ski area Kirkwood (United States) 165 mi
Fifth closest ski area Soda Springs (United States) 165 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Point Reyes Beach:

Closest city location Petaluma (United States) 22 mi
Second closest city location Novato (United States) 23 mi
Third closest city location Rohnert Park (United States) 24 mi
Fourth closest city location San Rafael (United States) 25 mi
Fifth closest city location Santa Rosa (United States) 29 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Point Reyes Beach is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Point Reyes Beach is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Point Reyes Beach and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Point Reyes Beach, CAL - Marin County. Use the tab navigation above to view Point Reyes Beach sea temperature, Point Reyes Beach photographs, Point Reyes Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Point Reyes Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Marin County live weather stations and Point Reyes 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 Point Reyes Beach.


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