Salmon Creek

Bodega Bay, California 94923

Salmon Creek

Salmon Creek Professional Review and Guide

"This is a powerful beach break north of Bodega Bay. Salmon Creek is a consistent beach break that can hold 10- to 12-foot swells. It can be a big and heavy wave requiring experience, wave knowledge, and skill. The beach here is wide and sandy, and several peaks offer well-shaped lefts and rights.

Sand being deposited by the creek plays a large role in how far out waves will begin to break. Even when the waves are good, Salmon Creek Beach usually doesn’t seem to get crowded. There’s plenty of room to spread out here, and you’re bound to find an area all to yourself if you don’t mind walking down the beach a few hundred yards in either direction from the main parking area."

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Trail Information

Bodega Bay
Nearby City
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Waist high to double overhead
Best Wave Size
Sand
Bottom
Beach break
Type Of Break
Shortboard, funshape, gun
Best Boards
Sharks, rip currents
Hazards/Cautions
Medium to high
Best Tides
Any
Best Swell Direction
Year-round
Best Seasons

Activity Feed

Oct 2018