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Sonoma County Surf

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

Sonoma County Surf Forecast

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

Sonoma County Photos

Sonoma County Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Sonoma County
BolinasDouble pointDoran beachDoran beachGoat rockDillon beachBill s bowlsGualala rivermouthGualala rivermouthBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBolinasGoat rockGoat rockBill s bowls
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.1

WNW
3.0

NW
2.5

NW
2.4

NW
2.5

NW
2.2

NW
2.4

NW
2.1

NW
1.9

NW
1.6

NW
1.5

WNW
1.6

WNW
2.2

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.7

WNW
2.5

NW
2.5

NW
2.1

NW
Period(s) (?)1591010101198121212151514148912
Energy(?)19001824146011721391103194557110077426261132209815601127102610791160
Wind
(km/h)
10 WNW10
25 NNW25
20 NNW20
20 NW20
15 NNW15
0 SE0
10 NW10
5 NE5
5 ESE5
5 WSW5
5 NE5
5 E5
5 W5
5 NW5
20 WNW20
20 NNW20
10 N10
10 NE10
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
offglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

10:47PM
0.98
9:39AM
1.31

11:31PM
0.99
9:30AM
1.79

11:43PM
1.37
10:02AM
1.76

12:49AM
1.01
10:48AM
1.74

12:58AM
1.38
11:23AM
1.69

1:21AM
1.38
11:47AM
1.61
Low Tide
/ height (m)


4:13AM
0.46
5:12PM
-0.07


4:37PM
-0.14

4:23AM
0.83
5:23PM
-0.13

5:15AM
0.93
5:55PM
0.25

5:53AM
0.96


6:20AM
0.91
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
13131615111416131515121615121313914
Low °C
13111213101114121313111313111310710
Chill °C (?)
1211151491416131515121615121111714
Sunrise
--7:22--7:22--7:26--7:26--7:22--7:26
Sunset
4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53--4:53--4:53--
Swell1 (m) & direction
2.1

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.8

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.2

WNW
2.2

NW
2.4

NW
1.8

NW
1.9

NW
1.6

NW
1.5

WNW
1.6

WNW
2.2

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.3

WNW
2.1

NW
2.1

NW
Period (s)151412121211981212121515141414912
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.2

S
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.1

NW
0.8

WNW
0.4

WNW
0.5

WNW
0.9

WNW
1.2

WNW

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-
0.2

SSW
0.3

S
1.2

NW

-
Period (s)121314141414171017161512--131313-
Wind waves (m) & direction
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3.0

NW
2.5

NW
2.4

NW
2.5

NW

-

-
2.1

NW

-

-

-

-

-

-

-
2.5

NW
2.5

NW

-
Period (s)-9101010--8-------89-


Sonoma County Surf Breaks

Surfing isn't the first thing that springs to mind when you look at the Sonoma coast. Large cliffs, rocky coves and deep waters make it a nightmare to get to a wave never mind surf one. Local knowledge is a must in this area as surfable beaches are very few and far between. Salmon Creek is the most well known spot, where most surfers will congregate. Secret spots are hidden all up and down but finding them from the top of the cliffs that line highway 1 will be no easy task. Scope out where you're going first, a surfers leg is high on a Great White Shark's lunch list.