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Surfing in Klamath Rivermouth, Crescent City, California USA

Wave power:
fun
Wave normal length:
164 to 492 ft/50 to 150 m
Wave length on good days:
492 to 800 ft/150 to 300 m
Swell direction:
south, west, southwest
Wind direction:
east
Klamath River is a beautiful beach near Klamath, Del Norte County, California, USA.

Because of the changing ocean, the spot represents a photographer’s dream shooting. The birds are passing by and the strong waves are forming a different beach landscape every day by moving the sand. It has one of the most intriguing water systems, so many times it washes up various artifacts from the bottom of the sea.

"Klamath Rivermouth Surfing"

Due to its powerful waves, the spot is a surfer’s dream destination. The wave quality is regional classic and the frequency is regular. It doesn’t require any special experience to surf on that beach. Type of the wave is river mouth and the direction is right.

The bottom of the sea is sandy. Power of the wave is fun and its normal length is 164 to 492 ft/50 to 150 m. On good days length is long from 492 to 800 ft/150 to 300 m. Good swell direction is west, southwest and south and best wind direction is east. The swell size starts at less than 1 m / 3 ft and holds up to 2.5 m+ / 8 ft+.

"Klamath Rivermouth Surfer"

Best tide position is all tides. One of the greatest dangers is sharks, especially in autumn when salmons run. It’s a dangerous beach, but it promises good barrels to the brave ones.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Crescent City
24.9 miles/40.073 km, 36 minutes
Head northeast on 9th St to H St. Turn right on US-101 S/L St/Redwood Hwy. Continue on US-101 S/Redwood Hwy. Take the exit 768 to Klamath Beach Road. Turn left on CO-Road D7.
BY AIR
Andy Mc Beth Airport,
7.5 miles/12.070 km.
BY TRAIN

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

Where to Stay

There are many lovely places you can stay at and rest after exercising your favorite sport.

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Where to Have Fun

There are a lot of wonderful places to dine, drink and enjoy yourself with friends.

PLACES

Schools & Shops

If you don’t know how to practice the sport of your choice or don’t have the proper equipment, don’t worry, there are schools and shops to assist you with both.

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