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Sombrio Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.8

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Sombrio Beach break guidePhoto by: Sergej Krivenko

Sombrio Beach Surf Guide

Sombrio Beach in Vancouver Island is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rocks and locals.

Sombrio Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent10.7°C

Surfing Sombrio Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sombrio Beach occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

British-Columbia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sombrio Beach sea temperature, Sombrio Beach photographs, Sombrio Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sombrio Beach webcams, current wind from Vancouver Island live weather stations and Sombrio Beach tide predictions. The Canada swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Canada and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Canada wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sombrio Beach

Sombrio Beach Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 10:41 Local time
Saturday 30
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 11 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 15
WSW 15
W 10
Wind State glass cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

At Sombrio Beach (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Sombrio Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sheringham Airport, 20 km from Sombrio Beach.

strong winds from the WNW

Air temperature
n/a °C

Current weather near Sombrio Beach

Buoy Data:

At Neah Bay Buoy, 25 miles from Sombrio Beach.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

All wavebuoys around Sombrio Beach

Overall Sombrio Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Sombrio Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Sombrio Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Sombrio in "Fogust", Sombrio Beach photo

Sombrio Beach

Photo credit: Sergej Krivenko

Wild West, Sombrio Beach photo

Sombrio Beach

Photo credit: Jill Beale

Surfs Up!, Sombrio Beach photo

Sombrio Beach

Photo credit: Jill Beale

Sombrio Beach Location Maps

Sombrio Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Vancouver Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sombrio Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sombrio Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sombrio Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Sombrio Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Point No Point
    10 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Port Renfrew
    13 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Neah Bay
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sombrio Beach is Victoria International Airport (YYJ) in Canada, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sombrio Beach is Port Angeles Cgas Airport (NOW) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is Nanaimo Airport (YCD) in Canada, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Whidbey Island Nas Airport (NUW) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Sombrio Beach and is 112 km (70 miles) away.
Sombrio Beach break location map and break info