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North Jetty at Eureka Surf Guide

North Jetty at Eureka in Humboldt is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of and rips.

North Jetty at Eureka Spot Info

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

Surfing North Jetty at Eureka:

The best conditions reported for surf at North Jetty at Eureka occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf North Jetty at Eureka (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North Jetty at Eureka 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 50% of the time in January while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% 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).

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Interactive North Jetty at Eureka 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 North Jetty at Eureka is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 229 km (142 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to North Jetty at Eureka is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 300 km (186 miles) away.

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North Jetty at Eureka Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 March 2023, 07:48 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-

Swell History at North Jetty at Eureka

Surf stats for North Jetty at Eureka, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at North Jetty at Eureka

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

North Jetty at Eureka Reviews:

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ORSurfer from United States
“Everyone should know this entire area got "the dredge" recently, due to El Nino a lot of sand had piled up. Well, the dredge came and moved it all out to sea. It will be years before the bars reform again.”

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