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Marina State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Marina State Beach Spot ID

Weather is constantly changing here in the bay, Marina State Beach photo

Marina State Beach

Photo credit: Taylor

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.1 °C

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Thursday, 9 April 2020, 22:48 Local time
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
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Marina State Beach in Monterey is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For General Fish Company Pier, California, 6 km from Marina State Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Marina State Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Moss Landing, 5 km from Marina State Beach.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Marina State Beach

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 10 miles from Marina State Beach.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 9

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Overall Marina State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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

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

Marina State Beach Location Maps

Marina State Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Marina State Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Marina State Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Marina State Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    General Fish Company Pier
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    General Fish Company Pier, Moss Landing (sub)
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Moss Landing
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge, Monterey Bay
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Marina State Beach is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Marina State Beach is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Marina State Beach and is 124 km (77 miles) away.
Marina State Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Marina State Beach, CAL - Monterey. Use the tab navigation above to view Marina State Beach sea temperature, Marina State Beach photographs, Marina State Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Marina State Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Marina State 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 Marina State Beach.