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

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Ward Avenue Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.5 °C

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 00:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.7
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NW
1.3
NW
1.3
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 10
NW 5
WNW 0
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Ward Avenue in Mendocino County is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fort Bragg Landing, California, 7 km from Ward Avenue.

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Ward Avenue Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fort Bragg, 14 km from Ward Avenue.

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Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Ward Avenue

Buoy Data:

At PT Arena Buoy, 24 miles from Ward Avenue.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.7
1.9
2.0
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Ward Avenue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Ward Avenue Location Maps

Ward Avenue Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ward Avenue:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ward Avenue:

Tide stations nearest to Ward Avenue:

  • Closest tide station
    Fort Bragg Landing
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Noyo River
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Westport
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Mendocino, Mendocino Bay
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Albion
    20 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ward Avenue:

  • Closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area (United States)
    143 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta (United States)
    156 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Coppervale (United States)
    178 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Royal Gorge (United States)
    181 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Soda Springs (United States)
    182 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ward Avenue:

  • Closest city location
    Windsor (United States)
    85 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Eureka (United States)
    91 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Santa Rosa (United States)
    94 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Rohnert Park (United States)
    99 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Chico (United States)
    105 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Ward Avenue is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 168 km (104 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ward Avenue is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 207 km (129 miles) away.
Ward Avenue break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ward Avenue, CAL - Mendocino County. Use the tab navigation above to view Ward Avenue sea temperature, Ward Avenue photographs, Ward Avenue detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ward Avenue webcams, current wind from CAL - Mendocino County live weather stations and Ward Avenue 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 Ward Avenue.