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Shark Pit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Shark Pit Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 12:17 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 17 18 16 17
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
SW 0
SW 0
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Shark Pit_1 in SF Marin is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east southeast with some shelter here from north winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for sharks, rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Tomales Bay Entrance, California, 1 km from Shark Pit.

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Shark Pit Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Dillon Beach Oceana Drive Petaluma wx, 8 km from Shark Pit.


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Air temperature
13.4 °C

Current weather near Shark Pit

Overall Shark Pit Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Shark Pit is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 87 km (54 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shark Pit is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Shark Pit and is 131 km (81 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shark Pit, CAL - Marin County. Use the tab navigation above to view Shark Pit sea temperature, Shark Pit photographs, Shark Pit detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shark Pit webcams, current wind from CAL - Marin County live weather stations and Shark Pit 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 Shark Pit.