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Secrets Surf Guide

Secrets_1 in Sonoma is an exposed reef and point break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west.There is a left hand point break here. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of sharks, rips and rocks.

Secrets Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Secrets:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Secrets 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 48% of the time in January while 50% 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
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
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 Secrets Location Map

Interactive Secrets 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 Secrets is Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU) in USA, 132 km (82 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Secrets is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Secrets Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 11 August 2022, 23:48 Local Time
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Wave (m)
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
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Wind (km/h)
25
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15
15
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Swell History at Secrets

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

Wind History at Secrets

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

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