Located in Del Norte County, California, Gold Bluffs Beach is a fun beach break and long beach break that offers up some rippable sections as the conditions line up. The waves here require a bit of skill to surf and break for up to 100 meters over a sand bottom. It will be empty and remote, bring a friend to look out for you.
What are the best surf conditions for Gold Bluffs Beach?
Gets good between waist-high and double overhead. We recommend riding a longboard when smaller and a shortboard as the size picks up. This break is suitable for all levels of surfer. The surf here usually has something to ride (5/10) and will be empty (1/10). The best winds are from the East. The best swells are from the Northwest, Southwest, and West. Works on all tides.
We recommend wearing a 5/4 here year-round. Water temperatures range between 9 and 13 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.