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Schooner Gulch ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Schooner Gulch Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Saturday, 15 June 2019, 16:02 Local time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
NW 25
NNW 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Schooner Gulch/Moat Creek in Mendocino County is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers as well as left and right hand reef breaks.. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arena Cove, California, 3 km from Schooner Gulch.

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Schooner Gulch Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manchester, 14 km from Schooner Gulch.


Air temperature
27 °C

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Overall Schooner Gulch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Schooner Gulch is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 169 km (105 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Schooner Gulch is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in USA is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Chico Muni Airport (CIC), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Schooner Gulch and is 187 km (116 miles) away.
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