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Marina Surf Guide

Marina in Monterey is a beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Marina Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
12.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Marina:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Marina 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 51% 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.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Marina Location Map

Interactive Marina 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 closest passenger airport to Marina is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Marina is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Marina Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 13:00 Local Time
Saturday 25
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m)
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
15
10
5
0
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Swell History at Marina

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

Wind History at Marina

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

Marina Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
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  • Overall:Icon  s44.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s55.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s55.0
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