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Patricks Point State Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Patricks Point State Park Surf Guide

Patricks Point State Park in Humboldt is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for sharks, rips and rocks.

Patricks Point State Park Spot Info

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

Surfing Patricks Point State Park:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Patricks Point State Park (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Patricks Point State Park 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 29% of the time in January while 68% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% 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 Patricks Point State Park 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 Patricks Point State Park is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 246 km (153 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Patricks Point State Park is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 322 km (200 miles) away.

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Patricks Point State Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 08:44 Local Time
Sunday 18
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 12 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 10
NW 10
NNW 10
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Swell History at Patricks Point State Park

Surf stats for Patricks Point State Park, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Patricks Point State Park

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

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