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Mendocino County Surf

Detailed Mendocino County surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in Mendocino County. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in Mendocino County. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Mendocino County over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Mendocino County and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Mendocino County Surf Forecast

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Mendocino County Surf Forecast map for predicting the best wave and wind conditions across the region. For surfers, the map shows the most powerful swell tracking across near-shore open water and not the peak waves experienced by boats out at sea. Move your mouse over the ocean swell symbols or the surf breaks on the coastline to see a more detailed surf forecast including wave period and wind conditions. The forecast updates every 6 hours and most live weather reports update every hour. You can animate the Mendocino County Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Mendocino County coastline are also listed below.

Mendocino County Photos

Mendocino County Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Mendocino County
Black point beachBig river 1Big river 1Chadbourne gulchChadbourne gulchBlack point beachChadbourne gulchBig river 1Big river 1Black point beachChadbourne gulchBig river 1Seaside creekUsal beachBig river 1De haven creekSchooner gulchChadbourne gulch
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5

W
1.6

WNW
2.3

W
2.3

W
1.9

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.3

WNW
1.8

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.8

WNW
2.5

WNW
2.4

WNW
2.1

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
2.1

NW
1.3

WNW
Period(s) (?)14141312121217151515161515141413813
Energy(?)9259721712162211007809281511168013493246261819281187841653532526
Wind
(km/h)
10 WNW10
10 ENE10
5 NE5
5 NW5
5 ENE5
5 ENE5
5 NW5
5 NNE5
0 NNW0
10 NW10
5 NE5
10 NNW10
15 NW15
15 N15
20 NNW20
15 NNW15
20 N20
0 NE0
Wind State(?)oncross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glassglassonglasscross-
off
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on
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off
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
5:58PM
1.66

6:42AM
1.83

7:29PM
1.27
7:20AM
2.22

8:38PM
1.29
8:15AM
1.87

9:35PM
1.32
8:43AM
1.89

10:04PM
1.72
9:16AM
1.89

11:15PM
1.38
9:55AM
1.89
Low Tide
/ height (m)

11:54PM
0.78

1:29PM
0.36
12:52AM
0.52

2:22PM
0.21
1:41AM
0.63

3:05PM
0.09
2:25AM
0.72

3:45PM
0.00
2:53AM
1.17

4:11PM
0.31
3:43AM
0.84

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Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
171517161215161215161415161016171318
Low °C
151415131115131214151314121013131316
Chill °C (?)
17151716121516121516141315815171118
Sunrise
--7:24--7:24--7:26--7:28--7:28--7:30
Sunset
4:52--4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.5

W
1.6

WNW
2.3

W
2.3

W
1.9

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.6

WNW
1.8

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.8

WNW
2.5

WNW
2.4

WNW
2.1

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.2

WNW
1.3

NW
Period (s)14141312121212151515161515141413127
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.5

SSW
1.3

WSW
0.8

W
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

WNW
1.3

WNW
1.3

W
1.3

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.0

NW
0.2

SSW
0.2

SSW
0.1

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0.1

S
0.1

SW
0.1

SW
1.3

WNW
Period (s)14121614142017121817613131312141413
Wind waves (m) & direction
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1.1

NW

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-
1.2

NW
1.3

NW
1.6

NW
2.1

NW
2.1

NW
2.1

NW
2.1

NW

-
Period (s)-------6--6668878-


Mendocino County Surf Breaks

Mendocino County has a mixture of sandy and rocky breaks, with a lot of breaks being inaccessible, Highway 1 runs most of this stretch of coast. The water tends to stay quite chilly so a 4/3 plus wetsuit will be needed year round. There are facilities all up and down the coast line, but don't be fooled into thinking this area holds a California paradise of surf, as most places are rocky and unrideable. Crowds are quite common and so are Sharks so beware.