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Ward Avenue ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Ward Avenue Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 15:12 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
E 0
Wind State glass on off glass

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Ward Avenue in Mendocino County is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks, rips, rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fort Bragg Landing, California, 7 km from Ward Avenue.

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Ward Avenue Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mendocino, 22 km from Ward Avenue.


Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Ward Avenue

Overall Ward Avenue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Ward Avenue: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Ward Avenue: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Ward Avenue Location Maps

Ward Avenue Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Ward Avenue:

  • Closest city location
    85 mi
  • Second closest city location
    91 mi
  • Third closest city location
    94 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    99 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    105 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Ward Avenue is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 168 km (104 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ward Avenue is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 207 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ward Avenue, CAL - Mendocino County. Use the tab navigation above to view Ward Avenue sea temperature, Ward Avenue photographs, Ward Avenue detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ward Avenue webcams, current wind from CAL - Mendocino County live weather stations and Ward Avenue 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 Ward Avenue.