Fish Rock Beach more popularly known as “Anchor Bay Beach,” this is a seasonal vacation spot wonderfully escapes the windy, moody weather often seen on the Northern California coast, because of its cove-like location. Spring, summer and fall are all very Nice times of the year to visit this beach. Since most of the Northern coast is dominated by high cliffs, boulders and cobblestone beaches, the white sandy shores at Anchor Bay are exquisite.
They however disappear during the winter season with the typical pounding storms of the Pacific and turn into every other rock filled, beach. As surely as the sun sets and rises, the beach will become a sandy oasis just in time for the nicer weather of spring and summer.
CLIMATE : While this area tends to be a little warmer than most of the beaches in Northern California, still, the weather can be subject to change, fog drifts, marine layers and layered clothing is always recommended.
LOCAL FLAVOR : In Anchor Bay, there is a shopping complex, a general store that is fairly broad, since it carries fresh produce, organic foods, a deli, picnic supplies and an array of things that will meet the needs of tourists.