Sombrio Beach Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C
Sombrio Beach in Vancouver Island is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks and locals.
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At Sheringham Airport, 20 km from Sombrio Beach.
At Neah Bay Buoy, 25 miles from Sombrio Beach.
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Overall Sombrio Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Sombrio Beach is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Sombrio Beach is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
- Third is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 70 km (43 miles) away.
- Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada is 110 km (68 miles) away.
- Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sombrio Beach and is 112 km (70 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sombrio Beach, Vancouver Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Sombrio Beach sea temperature, Sombrio Beach photographs, Sombrio Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sombrio Beach webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Sombrio Beach tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada 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 Canada 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 Sombrio Beach.