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Bunkers ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Bunkers Surf Guide

Bunkers_1 in Humboldt is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of and rips.

Bunkers Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bunkers:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bunkers occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bunkers (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bunkers 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 53% of the time in January while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bunkers Location Map

Interactive Bunkers 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 nearest passenger airport to Bunkers is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 229 km (142 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bunkers is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 300 km (186 miles) away.

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Bunkers Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 05:38 Local Time
Friday 14
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 2.2
NNW
2.4
NNW
2.3
NNW
2.3
NNW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
N 15
NNW 15
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Bunkers

Surf stats for Bunkers, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bunkers

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

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