About Klamath River

A wicked, heavy righthand sandbar barrel with its own miniature ecosystem in the water and a huge pinniped rookery on land. Sealife galore, making it the easiest place around to get attacked by a shark, as a few surfers will testify. Usually ridden during clean swells from chest high to a few feet overhead. Incoming tide. Mainly a summer and autumn spot, though autumn is the sharkiest time of year due to salmon runs. The currents and the shorepound are severe.

Deep Indian vibe. The second largest river in California. Essentially, the Klamath is very dangerous but can provide some mind-bending barrels for experienced surfers.

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Stormrider Guide for Klamath River
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Rivermouth break with right-hander Rivermouth break with right-hander
  • Sand Sand
  • S - NW S - NW
  • Easterly Easterly
  • 10 2 Swell Range 2 - 10ft

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