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Gold Bluffs Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – Humboldt / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Saturday 21 May 2022 PDT
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Gold Bluffs Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Gold Bluffs Beach sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.9 max: 14.1 min: 10.0 °C)
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Gold Bluffs Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Gold Bluffs Beach sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 21 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.9 max: 14.1 min: 10.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 39 km from Gold Bluffs Beach has fallen light (calm at BUOY-CECC1). Waves should be turning clean at Gold Bluffs Beach.

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39 km away, 59 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
SSE
7.9
11.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Gold Bluffs Beach this week:

The surf forecast for Gold Bluffs Beach over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 21) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.6m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 18s. Another secondary swell of 0.4m and 15s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Gold Bluffs Beach in the next 12 days are 3.0m 8s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 21) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.1m 2s period and expected on Thursday (May 26) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Sat 21st May)5ft (1.6m) 8s
Best Surf 5PM (Sat 21st May)10ft (3.0m) 8s
Most Powerful 5PM (Sat 21st May)10ft (3.0m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Gold Bluffs Beach over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
2113122203112122222212111223322323213
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
1.6
NW
3
NW
2
NW
0.6
SW
1.8
NW
0.9
W
0.6
SW
2.5
NW
1.8
NW
0.6
SW
2.1
NW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
1.6
NW
0.9
WNW
1
W
1
WNW
0.9
W
1.1
W
1.1
WNW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
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15
NW
20
NNW
5
NE
10
NW
15
NW
5
ESE
15
NW
25
NNW
5
NE
15
NNW
20
NNW
5
NNE
10
NW
10
NW
5
S
5
SW
5
ESE
5
SW
10
WNW
10
NW
5
E
5
WNW
10
NW
5
E
10
WNW
10
NW
0
SSE
5
SE
10
S
10
S
5
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
20
NW
5
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass
6:11PM
2.28
4:57AM
2.39
7:09PM
2.35
6:17AM
2.23
7:59PM
2.43
7:39AM
2.12
8:42PM
2.52
8:55AM
2.08
9:20PM
2.59
10:01AM
2.09
9:53PM
2.64
10:58AM
2.11
10:25PM
2.67
11:48AM
2.14
10:55PM
2.69
12:34PM
2.17
11:27PM
2.69
1:17PM
2.17
12:00AM
2.67
2:00PM
2.16
12:35AM
2.64
2:44PM
2.14
1:11AM
2.58
11:05AM
0.27
11:25PM
1.53
12:05PM
0.43
12:50AM
1.41
1:04PM
0.60
2:06AM
1.22
1:59PM
0.76
3:08AM
1.00
2:48PM
0.92
3:59AM
0.78
3:33PM
1.06
4:42AM
0.59
4:15PM
1.19
5:21AM
0.44
4:54PM
1.30
5:58AM
0.34
5:32PM
1.39
6:34AM
0.28
6:09PM
1.46
7:11AM
0.27
6:47PM
1.51
7:50AM
0.29
7:25PM
1.57

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Gold Bluffs Beach blow from the E

Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Mon afternoon, min 9°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm (max 20°C on Tue morning, min 11°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri morning. Very mild (max 16°C on Sat afternoon, min 9°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Mon afternoon. Very mild (max 15°C on Mon afternoon, min 9°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Gold Bluffs Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Gold Bluffs Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Gold Bluffs Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Gold Bluffs Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Gold Bluffs Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Gold Bluffs Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Gold Bluffs Beach is 51 km (32 miles) from McKinleyville. If you plan a vacation in Humboldt County, look for hotels and other accommodation in McKinleyville. McKinleyville has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.