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Andrew Molera State Park Surf Guide

Andrew Molera State Park in Monterey is an exposed beach and point break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Prevailing right breaking waves at the beach break Best around low tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Andrew Molera State Park Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Andrew Molera State Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Andrew Molera State Park occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Andrew Molera State Park (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Andrew Molera State Park with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 59% of the time in January while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Andrew Molera State Park Location Map

Interactive Andrew Molera State Park surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Andrew Molera State Park is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 120 km (75 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Andrew Molera State Park is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 127 km (79 miles) away.

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Andrew Molera State Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 02:26 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Andrew Molera State Park

Surf stats for Andrew Molera State Park, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Andrew Molera State Park

Wind stats for Andrew Molera State Park, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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