May 26, 2024
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Bodega Bay Surf Shack

Make Bodega Bay Surf Shack your first stop if you plan on surfing in the Bodega Bay area. Surfing the Sonoma Coast can be one of the most sublime experiences of your life. But finding the right place to surf can be a challenge, as they are scattered northward from Bodega Bay to the Mendocino County border. According to, the best of the surfing sites in Sonoma County is at Salmon Creek, an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. concurs, describing Salmon Creek as a “meaty beach break resembling San Francisco’s Ocean Beach in terms of size and consistency”.

South-facing Doran Park (also in Bodega Bay) is favored by beginners and anybody else looking for some relief from the persistent NW winds.

Many of the best sites are kept a secret by avid local surfers, so our recommendation is to talk to Bob and crew at Bodega Bay Surf Shack. The best sites are also largely dependent on the prevailing winds and conditions, so the pros at the Shack can also provide tidal and weather conditions vital to your experience.
Need the gear? You can rent surfboards, Stand Up Paddle boards and wetsuits at Bodega Bay Surf Shack. Surf’s up, so head to Bodega Bay Surf Shack today!

Bodega Bay Surf Shack
1400Highway 1, Bodega Bay, Ca
707.875.3944 •

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