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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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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - LA County

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (calm at UCLA Marina Aquatic Center Marina Del Rey wx 1 km from Ballona Creek and Jetty). 0.6m 15 s period swell from S with 2.1m 6 s period wind swell from W
    from Ballona Creek and Jetty
  2. Surf Report 4/26: 3-4' + Waist to shoulder high. WNW swell drops. SSW/S swell continues. Winds improve briefly. Fair conditions
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Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Wednesday 26 Apr 2017 PDT

Ballona Creek and Jetty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ballona Creek and Jetty sea temperature is 15.9 °C (Statistics for 26 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.9 min: 13.3 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)68777666111119181817161615151515191818
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3317652426362331282731086141120251246219280193186174167121203251243
Wind
(km/h)
20 WSW20
10 NW10
20 NW20
30 WNW30
25 NNW25
30 N30
25 NW25
30 N30
5 NNE5
25 WSW25
5 N5
10 SSW10
20 WSW20
5 SE5
10 S10
15 WSW15
5 SE5
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
5 ESE5
15 SSW15
15 WSW15
5 SSE5
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:51PM
2.39
10:55AM
1.82

10:32PM
2.39
11:53AM
1.72

11:17PM
2.33
12:58PM
1.63

12:06AM
2.22

2:15PM
1.57
1:04AM
2.06

3:46PM
1.58
2:19AM
1.91

5:03PM
1.66
3:46AM
1.79



Low Tide
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3:37PM
0.64
4:39AM
0.11

4:17PM
0.75

5:30AM
0.09
5:02PM
0.89

6:26AM
0.14
5:50PM
1.03

7:27AM
0.23
6:54PM
1.16

8:38AM
0.32

8:23PM
1.24
9:51AM
0.40

10:10PM
1.22
11:00AM
0.44


Note: the tide data above is for Marina del Rey which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ballona Creek and Jetty.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ballona Creek and Jetty blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2624262724262824262823272722252622262722252620
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
--6:09--6:07--6:05--6:05--6:03--6:03--6:01--
Sunset
7:32--7:34--7:35--7:35--7:36--7:37--7:37--7:38-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Fri afternoon, min 17°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the N by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Sun morning, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ballona Creek and Jetty provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ballona Creek and Jetty can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ballona Creek and Jetty surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ballona Creek and Jetty) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ballona Creek and Jetty may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Ballona Creek and Jetty is 6 km (4 miles) from the city of El Segundo. If you plan a vacation in Los Angeles County, look for hotels and other accommodation in El Segundo. El Segundo has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.