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Monterey Surf

Detailed Monterey 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 Monterey. 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 Monterey. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Monterey over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Monterey and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Monterey Surf Forecast

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Monterey 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 Monterey Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Monterey coastline are also listed below.

Monterey Photos

Monterey Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Monterey
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9

WNW
0.8

WNW
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.7

NW
0.7

NW
0.8

NW
0.7

NW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.3

S
0.8

SSE
1.0

SSE
1.3

S
Period(s) (?)9916151211111016141414111318141515
Energy(?)14511012411214212614011080706966253557233481743
Wind
(km/h)
5 ESE5
5 WSW5
10 W10
10 ENE10
5 W5
10 NW10
5 NNW5
10 W10
10 NNW10
5 WNW5
10 W10
10 WNW10
5 NE5
5 SW5
10 WSW10
0 NNW0
10 W10
15 WNW15
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
offcross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
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off
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on
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on
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:32PM
1.55
11:04AM
1.50

11:23PM
1.83
11:41AM
1.90

12:07AM
1.74
12:00PM
1.58

12:57AM
1.64
12:42PM
1.94

1:55AM
1.54
1:12PM
1.59

3:08AM
1.45

2:01PM
1.57
Low Tide
/ height (m)
4:50AM
0.21

5:19PM
0.70

5:29AM
0.67
6:00PM
0.64

5:46AM
0.40
6:31PM
0.23

6:29AM
0.91
7:35PM
0.56

6:53AM
0.65

8:33PM
0.54
7:46AM
1.14

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Summary
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High °C
182122242730232524192021151919161920
Low °C
171821212228222222171619151618151519
Chill °C (?)
182122242730232524192021151919161920
Sunrise
-6:58--6:56--6:56--6:56--7:01--6:58-
Sunset
--6:55--6:57--6:55--6:53--6:52--6:49
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.9

WNW
0.8

WNW
0.7

NW
0.6

WNW
0.7

NW
0.7

NW
0.8

NW
0.4

SSW
0.4

NW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

WNW
0.3

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.3

S
0.8

SSE
1.0

SSE
1.3

S
Period (s)9998121111131014149111318141515
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.3

NW
0.4

SSW
0.3

WNW
0.3

S
0.3

S
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
Period (s)1716161514141616161291491113161415
Wind waves (m) & direction
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-
0.7

NW
0.3

WNW
0.5

WNW
0.5

WNW
0.5

WNW

-

-
0.2

WSW

-

-
0.4

WNW
Period (s)-------103444--4--8


Monterey Surf Breaks

Monterey holds a wide variety of sand and reef breaks and picks up on good amounts of swell. Moss is renowned for world class waves on its day. Local knowledge really comes into play on this jagged piece of coastline, as although you'd imagine barrel after barrel to be screaming in to most coves/beaches, they are actually quite few and far between as the whole coastlines goes, so living locally is the best way to score the waves we all want, as they do exist! Highway 1 will provide access to most breaks. Spanish Bay is another epic wave on its day which holds some decent sized swell. Willow Creek further south also holds surf several feet over head. There are sneaky breaks up and down that can provide some fantastic surf with plenty of places to park, eat and sleep. If you like taking photo's then this piece of coastline is pretty breathless.