Beach Weather in Gibson Beach, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, United States

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GIBSON BEACH, POINT LOBOS STATE NATURAL RESERVE, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
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Best
Best
Best
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
16°
 
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17°
 
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18°
 
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19°
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20°
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18°
 
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16°
 
Sea
15°
 
GIBSON BEACH, POINT LOBOS STATE NATURAL RESERVE, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 12° 14° 14° 16° 11°
82% 50% 80% 78% 0% 6% 0% 11%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 12° 13° 13° 13° 12°
53% 78% 63% 74% 36% 28% 48% 48%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 12° 13° 13° 12° 12°
56% 69% 65% 86% 85% 33% 35% 68%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 11° 12° 13° 13° 12° 11°
85% 100% 100% 100% 58% 53% 89% 59%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 11° 12° 12° 12° 10°
98% 94% 81% 63% 36% 16% 4% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
11°
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 11° 13° 13° 12° 11°
21% 61% 100% 96% 85% 55% 6% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
11°
11°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Mon 29th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 11° 12° 12° 11° 10°
5% 18% 21% 8% 0% 0% 0% 3%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
13°
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20
kmh
21
kmh
21
kmh
27
kmh
33
kmh
29
kmh
21
kmh
15
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
1.1m
0.9m
0.7m
0.7m
11.0s 10.9s 10.9s 11.0s 10.9s 10.8s 10.6s 10.3s
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
20
kmh
19
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
0.5m
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
0.9m
0.8m
0.9m
0.8m
10.1s 10.1s 10.0s 9.7s 9.6s 16.2s 9.4s 9.0s
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
19
kmh
13
kmh
17
kmh
21
kmh
21
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
0.8m
0.7m
0.9m
0.7m
0.9m
1.0m
0.8m
0.8m
8.9s 8.8s 10.4s 10.2s 9.9s 9.8s 10.0s 5.6s
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
5
kmh
16
kmh
32
kmh
28
kmh
31
kmh
36
kmh
38
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
1.1m
1.3m
1.1m
1.3m
1.5m
9.8s 9.7s 9.5s 13.5s 13.4s 13.4s 17.4s 16.7s
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
31
kmh
27
kmh
18
kmh
31
kmh
32
kmh
35
kmh
27
kmh
1.6m
1.0m
0.7m
0.6m
1.2m
1.5m
1.3m
1.2m
16.6s 16.5s 8.4s 8.5s 16.4s 15.2s 14.4s 14.5s
Sun 28th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20
kmh
15
kmh
9
kmh
5
kmh
17
kmh
28
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
1.1m
1.2m
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
10.5s 9.0s 8.2s 11.5s 13.1s 12.9s 12.5s 13.9s
Mon 29th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
22
kmh
20
kmh
23
kmh
36
kmh
45
kmh
45
kmh
37
kmh
1.2m
1.3m
1.4m
1.2m
1.3m
1.6m
1.7m
1.6m
12.9s 12.0s 12.0s 11.9s 13.6s 14.5s 14.4s 14.3s
Tue 23rd April
5:03 AM 11:10 AM 4:34 PM 10:44 PM
0.00 1.20 0.40 1.60
Wed 24th April
5:35 AM 11:48 AM 4:54 PM 11:07 PM
-0.10 1.10 0.50 1.60
Thu 25th April
6:11 AM 12:30 PM 5:15 PM 11:33 PM
-0.10 1.00 0.50 1.60
Fri 26th April
6:52 AM 1:20 PM 5:35 PM
-0.10 0.90 0.60
Sat 27th April
12:02 AM 7:40 AM 2:28 PM 5:54 PM
1.60 -0.10 0.80 0.70
Sun 28th April
12:38 AM 8:39 AM 4:19 PM 6:08 PM
1.50 0.00 0.80 0.80
Mon 29th April
1:26 AM 9:52 AM
1.50 0.00
Tue 23rd April
14°
0.0mm
24kmh SSW
38%
Wed 24th April
13°
0.0mm
17kmh SW
53%
Thu 25th April
13°
0.0mm
14kmh WNW
62%
Fri 26th April
13°
0.5mm
19kmh WNW
80%
Sat 27th April
12°
0.0mm
22kmh NW
49%
Sun 28th April
14°
0.0mm
9kmh NW
53%
Mon 29th April
13°
0.0mm
27kmh NW
6%
Tue 30th April
13°
0.0mm
28kmh NW
21%
Wed 1st May
12°
0.0mm
14kmh NNW
5%
Thu 2nd May
12°
0.6mm
28kmh WNW
71%
Fri 3rd May
12°
0.0mm
12kmh WNW
66%
Sat 4th May
14°
3.0mm
12kmh SW
71%
Sun 5th May
12°
1.7mm
3kmh SW
83%
Mon 6th May
13°
1.3mm
22kmh S
94%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 13° which is too cold for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 12° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There will be 5 days of very light rain with an average of 1.4mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 54%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Gibson Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Gibson Beach at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Carmel, California

Gibson Beach is located within the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve in Carmel, Monterey County, California. This beautiful beach offers a serene and peaceful atmosphere that's perfect for a relaxing holiday.

Beach Type

Gibson Beach is known for its coarse yellow sand mixed with pebbles and small rocks. The shoreline is surrounded by picturesque rocky cliffs, creating a stunning contrast with the clear blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. While it may not have powdery white sand, the beach's natural beauty and tranquility make it worth visiting.

The rocky formations around the beach provide an excellent environment for marine life, making Gibson Beach an ideal spot for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. The presence of rocks and reefs attracts various species of fish, making underwater exploration a fascinating experience at this location.

Recommended Beach Activities

  1. Snorkeling and Diving: As mentioned earlier, the rocky formations around Gibson Beach create an ideal habitat for marine life. Snorkelers and divers can enjoy exploring the underwater world teeming with various species of fish and other marine creatures.

  2. Hiking: Point Lobos State Natural Reserve offers several hiking trails that provide stunning views of the coastline and wildlife. Visitors can take leisurely hikes along these trails to explore different parts of the reserve while enjoying beautiful ocean vistas.

  3. Wildlife Watching: The reserve is home to numerous wildlife species like sea otters, seals, sea lions, and different types of birds. Bird watching enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of seabirds that frequent this area.

  4. Photography: The striking beauty of Gibson Beach's landscape makes it an ideal location for photography enthusiasts to capture breathtaking shots of the coastline's natural scenery.

  5. Sunbathing and Relaxing: While swimming can be challenging due to cold water temperatures in this region, Gibson Beach is a perfect spot for sunbathing and enjoying the serenity of the natural surroundings.

Accommodations and Beach Amenities

There are no beach resorts or hotels within Point Lobos State Natural Reserve as it is a protected area. However, visitors can find various hotels, inns, and vacation rentals in the nearby town of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Staying in this charming coastal town will give you easy access to Gibson Beach as well as other attractions in the area, such as art galleries, shops, and restaurants.

Beach amenities at Gibson Beach are relatively limited due to its location within a natural reserve. There are no lifeguards on duty or restroom facilities at the beach itself. However, there are restrooms available near some of the reserve's parking lots. It is recommended that visitors bring their own snacks, water, sunscreen, and any other essentials they may need during their visit.

Taking a holiday at Gibson Beach in Point Lobos State Natural Reserve offers a unique beach experience with its stunning landscape and opportunities for snorkeling, diving, hiking, and wildlife watching. While accommodations are not available within the reserve itself, staying in nearby Carmel-by-the-Sea ensures comfortable lodging options with easy access to this beautiful beach destination.

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