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SAND DOLLAR BEACH, MONTEREY COUNTY, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
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14°
 
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14°
 
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14°
 
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14°
 
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15°
 
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16°
 
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16°
 
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18°
 
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18°
 
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16°
 
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15°
 
Sea
15°
 
SAND DOLLAR BEACH, MONTEREY COUNTY, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 19° 26° 27° 24° 15°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 11° 19° 26° 28° 25° 17°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 13° 14° 22° 30° 32° 27° 18°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 14° 15° 23° 30° 29° 24° 16°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 11° 11° 19° 26° 28° 23° 15°
0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
10°
12°
12°
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 16° 24° 27° 24° 17°
5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 13° 15° 22° 29° 31° 27° 20°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Tue 28th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
8
kmh
6
kmh
12
kmh
23
kmh
30
kmh
29
kmh
23
kmh
1.1m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.2m
1.7m
1.8m
1.4m
9.2s 9.2s 6.6s 9.0s 11.8s 11.8s 11.8s 11.9s
Wed 29th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17
kmh
17
kmh
15
kmh
26
kmh
32
kmh
30
kmh
29
kmh
21
kmh
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
1.6m
1.8m
1.6m
1.6m
1.3m
9.9s 10.0s 10.0s 13.7s 11.8s 13.5s 15.1s 13.3s
Thu 30th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
17
kmh
19
kmh
19
kmh
15
kmh
6
kmh
0.9m
0.9m
0.7m
1.1m
1.0m
1.3m
1.2m
0.5m
10.5s 10.7s 12.2s 14.5s 14.4s 13.8s 12.1s 9.8s
Fri 31st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
3
kmh
3
kmh
5
kmh
8
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.2m
0.3m
0.4m
0.6m
0.6m
9.7s 9.6s 9.6s 9.6s 9.7s 9.7s 9.6s 9.4s
Sat 1st June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
8
kmh
6
kmh
1
kmh
9
kmh
21
kmh
30
kmh
31
kmh
26
kmh
0.6m
0.5m
0.4m
0.5m
1.1m
1.8m
2.0m
1.8m
9.2s 9.0s 9.0s 9.2s 15.3s 16.4s 15.8s 15.3s
Sun 2nd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21
kmh
20
kmh
17
kmh
22
kmh
27
kmh
27
kmh
25
kmh
19
kmh
1.4m
1.3m
0.9m
1.0m
1.2m
1.3m
1.2m
0.8m
15.7s 15.9s 10.8s 13.3s 15.8s 14.9s 14.4s 10.4s
Mon 3rd June
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
12
kmh
12
kmh
17
kmh
22
kmh
25
kmh
23
kmh
13
kmh
0.6m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
8.6s 8.9s 9.3s 9.6s 9.5s 9.4s 9.3s 9.3s
Tue 28th May
1:11 AM 9:10 AM 4:39 PM 8:24 PM
1.60 -0.10 1.10 0.90
Wed 29th May
2:17 AM 10:08 AM 5:28 PM 10:17 PM
1.40 -0.10 1.20 0.80
Thu 30th May
3:41 AM 11:02 AM 6:08 PM 11:53 PM
1.30 0.00 1.30 0.70
Fri 31st May
5:12 AM 11:54 AM 6:44 PM
1.20 0.10 1.50
Sat 1st June
1:05 AM 6:38 AM 12:41 PM 7:19 PM
0.40 1.10 0.20 1.60
Sun 2nd June
2:03 AM 7:54 AM 1:25 PM 7:55 PM
0.10 1.10 0.30 1.80
Mon 3rd June
2:55 AM 9:00 AM 2:07 PM 8:32 PM
-0.10 1.10 0.40 1.90
Tue 28th May
28°
0.0mm
5kmh NNW
0%
Wed 29th May
28°
0.0mm
6kmh N
0%
Thu 30th May
32°
0.0mm
4kmh NNE
0%
Fri 31st May
31°
0.0mm
3kmh SSE
0%
Sat 1st June
29°
0.0mm
7kmh NNW
1%
Sun 2nd June
28°
0.0mm
6kmh ESE
0%
Mon 3rd June
32°
0.0mm
7kmh ESE
0%
Tue 4th June
36°
0.0mm
4kmh NE
0%
Wed 5th June
34°
0.0mm
5kmh SSE
26%
Thu 6th June
29°
0.0mm
6kmh SSW
6%
Fri 7th June
33°
0.0mm
4kmh SSW
5%
Sat 8th June
35°
0.0mm
10kmh ESE
10%
Sun 9th June
40°
0.0mm
4kmh SE
0%
Mon 10th June
32°
0.0mm
9kmh SSW
0%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 32° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 11° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There will be no rainy days at all. Average cloud cover will be 3%.

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

Holiday at Sand Dollar Beach, Monterey County, California

Taking a holiday at Sand Dollar Beach in Monterey County, California, is an excellent choice for beach aficionados looking for a relaxing and scenic getaway. Located along the beautiful Big Sur coastline, Sand Dollar Beach offers visitors a unique and memorable beach experience.

Beach Type

Sand Dollar Beach is known for its coarse yellow sand mixed with small pebbles. The beach stretches along the coast with stunning cliffs and rock formations surrounding it. While not powdery white sand like some tropical destinations, the coarse sand provides a unique texture that feels great underfoot and adds to the area's natural charm.

Snorkeling and Diving

While Sand Dollar Beach may not be known as a top snorkeling or diving destination due to its colder waters and lack of coral reefs, visitors can still find interesting marine life near the rocky shoreline. The rocks provide shelter for various fish species, making it more suitable for snorkeling than sandy beaches. It's essential to wear a wetsuit while snorkeling or diving in this area due to the cooler water temperature.

Recommended Beach Activities

Some popular beach activities at Sand Dollar Beach include:

  1. Surfing: Sand Dollar Beach is known for its consistent surf break that attracts both beginners and experienced surfers. The waves here are usually gentle but can get larger during specific conditions.
  2. Beachcombing: With its unique mixture of sand and pebbles, Sand Dollar Beach is perfect for beachcombing enthusiasts looking for interesting shells, rocks, and other treasures washed ashore.
  3. Photography: The stunning cliffs and rock formations surrounding the beach provide excellent opportunities for photography lovers to capture breathtaking landscapes.
  4. Hiking: Nearby trails such as Jade Cove Trail offer scenic hikes with beautiful views of the coastline.
  5. Picnicking: There are picnic tables available at the nearby parking area, making it an ideal spot to enjoy a meal with a view of the ocean.

Accommodation Options

While there are no beach resorts or hotels directly on Sand Dollar Beach, visitors can find accommodation options nearby. The town of Gorda, just a short drive north of Sand Dollar Beach, has several motels and inns. For a more luxurious stay, visitors can head south to Cambria or north to Carmel-by-the-Sea, where upscale hotels and vacation rentals are available.

Beach Amenities

Sand Dollar Beach offers the following amenities for visitors:

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic tables
  • Parking area
  • Trail access to the beach
  • Nearby hiking trails

Sand Dollar Beach in Monterey County is an excellent destination for those looking for a unique and memorable beach getaway. The picturesque coastline, beautiful rock formations, and various activities make it an ideal spot to unwind and enjoy nature's beauty.

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