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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
Bill s bowlsBolinasGoat rockGualala rivermouthDrakes esteroBill s bowlsBill s bowlsGoat rockBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBill s bowlsBill s bowlsGualala rivermouthGualala rivermouthBill s bowlsBlack point beachBlack point beachGualala rivermouth
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.2

NW
2.1

WNW
2.2

NW
2.0

NW
1.4

WNW
1.6

NW
1.3

WNW
2.0

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.1

WNW
0.7

NW
1.3

WNW
2.2

WNW
Period(s) (?)101013131212171615141313121111141314
Energy(?)913833171012655677069131875166612068176146335042601895221887
Wind
(km/h)
10 WNW10
15 WNW15
5 N5
5 W5
15 WNW15
5 NW5
10 W10
10 W10
5 NNE5
5 WSW5
10 WSW10
5 NW5
10 W10
15 W15
5 NW5
15 S15
15 WSW15
5 WNW5
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
off
glassoncross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
on
onglassononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
glass
High Tide
/ height (m)

6:35PM
1.37

5:56AM
1.09
7:33PM
1.45

6:34AM
1.94

8:22PM
1.54
7:54AM
1.96

10:25PM
1.58
8:55AM
1.47





Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:16AM
-0.12

1:29AM
0.73
1:34PM
-0.05

1:03AM
1.23
1:32PM
0.44

2:14AM
0.51

3:32PM
-0.00
4:47AM
0.32

3:22PM
0.02


3:59PM
0.66

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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
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Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrs
Rain (mm)
---------------132
High °C
191916191816171914171712141412121211
Low °C
13181515161314191212161011149101110
Chill °C (?)
191916191816171913171711141311101110
Sunrise
6:26--6:26--6:24--6:22--6:22--6:20--
Sunset
-7:52--7:54--7:57--7:59--8:01--8:02-
Swell1 (m) & direction
2.2

NW
2.1

WNW
2.2

NW
2.0

NW
1.4

WNW
1.3

WNW
1.3

WNW
2.0

WNW
2.0

WNW
1.7

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.5

WNW
1.4

WNW
1.1

WNW
0.9

WNW
1.3

WNW
2.2

WNW
Period (s)101013131212171615141313121111101314
Swell2 (m) & direction
1.3

WNW
0.8

WNW
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.4

WSW
0.5

WNW
1.1

WNW
0.4

SSW

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-
0.6

S
0.6

S

-
0.7

NW
0.7

NW
0.6

S
Period (s)1414151413191213----1616-141514
Wind waves (m) & direction
-

-
3.0

NW

-

-
1.6

NW

-

-

-

-
0.5

WNW
0.5

NW

-

-
0.4

WNW

-
0.9

W

-
Period (s)--10--12----55--4-10-


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.