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Smith River and Kellogg Rd Surf Guide

Smith River and Kellogg Road Area in Del Norte County is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Smith River and Kellogg Rd Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
10.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Smith River and Kellogg Rd:

The best conditions reported for surf at Smith River and Kellogg Rd occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Smith River and Kellogg Rd (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Smith River and Kellogg Rd 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 21% of the time in January while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 47% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
21%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
47%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Smith River and Kellogg Rd Location Map

Interactive Smith River and Kellogg Rd 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 Smith River and Kellogg Rd is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 307 km (191 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Smith River and Kellogg Rd is Mc Minnville Muni (Mackminnville) Airport (MMV), also in USA, 375 km (233 miles) away.

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Smith River and Kellogg Rd Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 09:47 Local Time
Saturday 21
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
1.2
NW
1.6
NW
1.9
NW
2.4
NW
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
10
20
30
35
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Smith River and Kellogg Rd

Surf stats for Smith River and Kellogg Rd, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Smith River and Kellogg Rd

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

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