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Ballona Creek and Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ballona Creek and Jetty Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 09:45 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
SW 10
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Ballona Creek and Jetty in LA County is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of pollution, rocks, locals, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Marina del Rey, 3 km from Ballona Creek and Jetty.

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Ballona Creek and Jetty Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At UCLA Marina Aquatic Center Marina Del Rey wx, 1 km from Ballona Creek and Jetty.


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Air temperature
19.2 °C

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Overall Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ballona Creek and Jetty is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ballona Creek and Jetty is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ballona Creek and Jetty and is 63 km (39 miles) away.
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