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Mckee's Creek Surf Guide

Mckee's Creek in Humboldt County is an exposed point break Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

Mckee's Creek Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
10.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mckee's Creek:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mckee's Creek occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Mckee's Creek with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in August while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mckee's Creek Location Map

Interactive Mckee's Creek 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 Mckee's Creek is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 183 km (114 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mckee's Creek is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 237 km (147 miles) away.

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Mckee's Creek Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 2 December 2022, 22:02 Local Time
FriSat
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m)
1.4
NW
1.2
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
Period (s) 11 11 19 18
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Mckee's Creek

Surf stats for Mckee's Creek, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Mckee's Creek

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Mckee's Creek: