Whaler Island Spot ID
Best: Swell NW | Wind E
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C
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.
Overall Whaler Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Tide stations nearest to Whaler Island:
- Closest tide stationCrescent City0 mi
- Second closest tide stationBrookings, Chetco Cove22 mi
- Third closest tide stationTrinidad Harbor48 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationWedderburn, Rogue River49 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationMcKinleyville55 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Whaler Island:
- Closest ski areaMt Ashland (United States)80 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Shasta (United States)107 mi
- Third closest ski areaWillamette Pass (United States)168 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaStover Mountain Ski Area (United States)181 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaMt Bachelor (United States)200 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Whaler Island:
- Closest city locationGrants Pass (United States)65 mi
- Second closest city locationEureka (United States)66 mi
- Third closest city locationMedford (United States)78 mi
- Fourth closest city locationRedding (United States)123 mi
- Fifth closest city locationEugene (United States)169 mi
- 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.
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.