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Dillon Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.8
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.5

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Dillon Beach break guidePhoto by: Terry

Dillon Beach Surf Guide

Dillon Beach in SF Marin is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks,.

Dillon Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Dillon Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Dillon Beach sea temperature, Dillon Beach photographs, Dillon Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dillon Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Marin County live weather stations and Dillon Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Dillon Beach

Dillon Beach Surf:

Friday, 10 July 2020, 11:56 Local time
Friday 10
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 0
NW 15
WNW 20
WNW 25
Wind State glass on on on

Tide Times:

For Tomales Bay Entrance, California, 2 km from Dillon Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Dillon Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Occidental, 16 km from Dillon Beach.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Dillon Beach

Overall Dillon Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Dillon Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Dillon Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Dillon looking inviting, Dillon Beach photo

Dillon Beach

Photo credit: Terry

Green Tube, Dillon Beach photo

Dillon Beach

Photo credit: Vini Souza

Flying Colors, Dillon Beach photo

Dillon Beach

Photo credit: Vini Souza

Dillon Beach Location Maps

Dillon Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Marin County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Dillon Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dillon Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dillon Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Dillon Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Tomales Bay Entrance
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Blakes Landing, Tomales Bay
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bodega Harbor entrance
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Marshall, Tomales Bay
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Reynolds, Tomales Bay
    8 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dillon Beach is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 87 km (54 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dillon Beach is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA is 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Dillon Beach and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
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