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Whaler Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Whaler Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 19:00 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
NNW
2.4
NNW
2.1
NNW
1.9
NW
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 15
NNW 10
N 10
N
Wind State cross-
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Whaler Island in Del Norte County is a sheltered reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. A right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Crescent City, California (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Whaler Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CECC1, 1 km from Whaler Island.

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Current weather near Whaler Island

Buoy Data:

At St Georges Buoy, 12 miles from Whaler Island.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
3.0
2.8
2.9
Dominant period (s) 7 8 7 7

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Overall Whaler Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Whaler Island Location Maps

Whaler Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Whaler Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Whaler Island:

Tide stations nearest to Whaler Island:

  • Closest tide station
    Crescent City
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Brookings, Chetco Cove
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Trinidad Harbor
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Wedderburn, Rogue River
    49 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    McKinleyville
    55 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Whaler Island:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Ashland
    80 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Shasta
    107 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Willamette Pass
    168 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Stover Mountain Ski Area
    181 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mt Bachelor
    200 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Whaler Island:

  • Closest city location
    Grants Pass
    65 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Eureka
    66 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Medford
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Redding
    123 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Eugene
    169 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Whaler Island is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 292 km (181 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Whaler Island is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 372 km (231 miles) away.
Whaler Island break location map and break info

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