Beacon's Reef and Surf
The reef and beach at beacon's is fairly
subtle with a few larger rocks here and there. most of the
rocks are in the lineup and pose no serious danger. On an
extremely low tide, these rocks can get pretty close to the
surface so be careful not to bounce off of them or lose a
fin from your board on them.
The beach is mostly sand with some rocks
scattered up and down the beach so it's also a great beach
to just hang out for the day and chill.
Tide: Low to Medium.
Swell Directing: West and Northwest swells but South
swells can also be very fun.
Winds: No wind is best but if any, a East wind will do
Size: Anywhere from 2 - 8 feet.
Months to Catch it Going Off: Beacon's can be surfed
year around but the Winter months are best for shape an
There are several peaks that move around the
Beacon's beach and I recommend watching the surf for a while
before paddling out to find the wave that looks best. I
usually notice that to the left of beach there are some
really good waves that go almost un surfed. The Beacon's
waves tend to be mushy and slightly slower on drop in but
speed up very nicely once they hit the inside sections. The
inside sections tend to wall up and become very fast so
prepare for a ride!
Setting up for an awesome left
Beacon's is setup somewhat similar to a beach
break in the ways that some of the waves can cross up and
make for unmake able sections. I recommend taking your time
and choosing your waves carefully to ensure a good day of
A local skim boarder at Beacon's
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