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Deadman's ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 2.0

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Deadman's Surf Guide

Deadman's in Humboldt County is a reef break. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Deadman's Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
11.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Deadman's:

The best conditions reported for surf at Deadman's occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Deadman's 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 15% of the time in January while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Deadman's Location Map

Interactive Deadman's 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 Deadman's is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 190 km (118 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Deadman's is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 246 km (153 miles) away.

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Deadman's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 4 December 2020, 22:05 Local Time
FriSat
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 3.0
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.2
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 5
ENE 10
E 5
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
glass cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Deadman's

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

Wind History at Deadman's

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

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