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

Overall: 2.8

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DeHaven Creek Surf Guide

DeHaven Creek in Mendocino County is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

DeHaven Creek Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing DeHaven Creek:

The best conditions reported for surf at DeHaven Creek occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing DeHaven 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 47% of the time in January while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore DeHaven Creek Location Map

Interactive DeHaven 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 DeHaven Creek is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 166 km (103 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to DeHaven Creek is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 210 km (130 miles) away.

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DeHaven Creek Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 16:14 Local Time
Saturday 27
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 3.0
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
1.9
NW
Period (s) 13 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 30
NW 25
NNW 15
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at DeHaven Creek

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

Wind History at DeHaven Creek

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

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