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Caspar Creek ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Caspar Creek Surf Guide

Casper Creek in Mendocino County is a sheltered beach break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

Caspar Creek Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
9.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caspar Creek:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caspar Creek occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Caspar Creek 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 33% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caspar Creek Location Map

Interactive Caspar Creek 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 Caspar Creek is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 175 km (109 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Caspar Creek is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU), also in USA, 205 km (127 miles) away.

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Caspar Creek Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 18:57 Local Time
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8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 3.0
NW
3.0
NW
2.5
NW
3.0
NW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Caspar Creek

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

Wind History at Caspar Creek

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

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