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Dry Lagoon ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Dry Lagoon Surf Guide

Dry Lagoon in Humboldt County is a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow.

Dry Lagoon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dry Lagoon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dry Lagoon occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dry Lagoon 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 44% of the time in January while 54% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dry Lagoon Location Map

Interactive Dry Lagoon 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 Dry Lagoon is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 248 km (154 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dry Lagoon is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 325 km (202 miles) away.

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Dry Lagoon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 17:28 Local Time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NE 5
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Dry Lagoon

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

Wind History at Dry Lagoon

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

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