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Spanish Bay-South Moss ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Spanish Bay-South Moss Surf Guide

Spanish Bay-South Moss in Monterey is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

Spanish Bay-South Moss Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.4°C

Surfing Spanish Bay-South Moss:

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

Surf Forecasts:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Spanish Bay-South Moss sea temperature, Spanish Bay-South Moss photographs, Spanish Bay-South Moss detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spanish Bay-South Moss webcams, current wind from CAL - Monterey live weather stations and Spanish Bay-South Moss tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States 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 United States 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 Spanish Bay-South Moss

Spanish Bay-South Moss Surf:

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 01:34 Local time
Thursday 04
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 7 18 8 18
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NW 10
NW 15
Wind State on on on on

Tide Times:

For Monterey, Monterey Harbor, California, 5 km from Spanish Bay-South Moss.

IS AT (local time)

Spanish Bay-South Moss Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pacific Grove, 2 km from Spanish Bay-South Moss.


Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Spanish Bay-South Moss

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 2 miles from Spanish Bay-South Moss.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 15 8 11 14

All wavebuoys around Spanish Bay-South Moss

Overall Spanish Bay-South Moss Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Surf stats for Spanish Bay-South Moss: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Spanish Bay-South Moss: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Rhino Hanft @ South Moss, Spanish Bay-South Moss photo

Spanish Bay-South Moss

Photo credit: Bill Saxton

Spanish Bay-South Moss Location Maps

Spanish Bay-South Moss Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Monterey surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Spanish Bay-South Moss

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Spanish Bay-South Moss:

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Wave buoys nearest to Spanish Bay-South Moss:

Tide stations nearest to Spanish Bay-South Moss:

  • Closest tide station
    Monterey, Monterey Harbor
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Carmel Cove, Carmel Bay
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    General Fish Company Pier
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    General Fish Company Pier, Moss Landing (sub)
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Spanish Bay-South Moss is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Spanish Bay-South Moss is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Spanish Bay-South Moss and is 143 km (89 miles) away.
Spanish Bay-South Moss break location map and break info