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Zmudowski State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Zmudowski State Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 21:35 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.1
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
2.0
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
ENE 10
ENE 10
ENE
Wind State off off cross-
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Zmudowski State Beach in Monterey is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Elkhorn Yacht Club, California, 1 km from Zmudowski State Beach.

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Zmudowski State Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Heights Moss Landing wx, 3 km from Zmudowski State Beach.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
13.9 °C

Current weather near Zmudowski State Beach

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 15 miles from Zmudowski State Beach.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
1.1
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Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 12

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Overall Zmudowski State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Zmudowski State Beach is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zmudowski State Beach is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Zmudowski State Beach and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Zmudowski State Beach, CAL - Monterey. Use the tab navigation above to view Zmudowski State Beach sea temperature, Zmudowski State Beach photographs, Zmudowski State Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Zmudowski State Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Zmudowski State Beach 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 Zmudowski State Beach.