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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
Andrew molera state parkCayucos pierAndrew molera state parkAndrew molera state parkAndrew molera state parkAsilomarArroyo lagunaArroyo lagunaAsilomarAndrew molera state parkAndrew molera state parkAndrew molera state parkArroyo lagunaCayucos pierAsilomarDel monte beachA bayLovers point
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9

WNW
2.5

NW
1.6

WNW
1.7

WNW
2.3

NW
2.5

NW
2.5

NW
2.2

NW
2.0

WNW
2.2

NW
3.0

WNW
2.5

WNW
2.4

WNW
1.8

WNW
1.5

W
2.0

WNW
1.0

SW
5.0

WNW
Period(s) (?)131312131417161616161615141313211419
Energy(?)124324176589832066373834002291195622335091315723461127771335538718199
Wind
(km/h)
20 N20
10 NE10
15 N15
15 NNW15
10 E10
10 E10
5 SSE5
10 E10
10 SSE10
5 SW5
0 NW0
5 SSW5
10 W10
5 ENE5
15 SSE15
25 SSE25
20 ESE20
5 NE5
Wind State(?)cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
onglassglasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
offonglass
High Tide
/ height (m)

2:51AM
1.59
12:11PM
1.36

3:29AM
1.06

1:22PM
1.64

4:28AM
1.67
2:28PM
1.52

5:05AM
1.73
3:50PM
1.42

5:36AM
1.81
5:28PM
1.01

5:58AM
1.50
Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:27PM
0.38
6:16AM
0.88

7:57PM
0.14
7:37AM
0.92

8:55PM
0.56
9:56AM
1.31

9:40PM
0.65
11:13AM
1.18

10:23PM
0.74
12:11PM
1.02

11:06PM
0.82
12:45PM
0.41
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
rain showers
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Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
131116161719211616151416161416162113
Low °C
121114151516171415141316141315121912
Chill °C (?)
111015151719211616151416161415152112
Sunrise
--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:13
Sunset
4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:528:34-
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.9

WNW
1.9

WNW
1.6

WNW
1.7

WNW
2.3

NW
2.5

NW
2.5

NW
2.2

NW
2.0

WNW
2.2

NW
3.0

WNW
2.5

WNW
2.4

WNW
1.8

WNW
1.5

W
2.5

W
1.0

SW
5.0

WNW
Period (s)131312131417161616161615141313151419
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.2

SSW
0.2

WNW
0.5

NW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.4

S
0.3

S
0.3

S
2.0

WNW

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0.3

S
Period (s)12131321191615141414131313121221-12
Wind waves (m) & direction
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2.5

NW

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-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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-

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0.4

ESE

-
Period (s)-13--------------3-


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.