Montara in San Mateo County in Central California is a consistent sandbar that works best on a Northwest swell. Waves break both left and right here.
Easterly winds at Montara tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
You can find waves here year-round.
Best Surf Conditions for Montara
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Surf Reports & Forecasts for Montara
Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from Surfline.com, MagicSeaweed.com, and Surf-Forecast.com to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.
Check out these surf reports for Montara. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.