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Spanish Bay-Cobblestones ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Spanish Bay-Cobblestones Surf Guide

Spanish Bay-Cobblestones in Monterey is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rocks and sharks.

Spanish Bay-Cobblestones Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Spanish Bay-Cobblestones:

The best conditions reported for surf at Spanish Bay-Cobblestones occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Spanish Bay-Cobblestones (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Spanish Bay-Cobblestones 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 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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).

Explore Spanish Bay-Cobblestones Location Map

Interactive Spanish Bay-Cobblestones 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 Spanish Bay-Cobblestones is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Spanish Bay-Cobblestones is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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Spanish Bay-Cobblestones Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 November 2020, 09:19 Local Time
Sunday 29
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 13 13 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NNE 15
NW 10
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Swell History at Spanish Bay-Cobblestones

Surf stats for Spanish Bay-Cobblestones, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Spanish Bay-Cobblestones

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

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