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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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  1. Surf Report 1/18: 3-4ft occ. 5ft waist to shoulder high WNW swell mix holds. Fair Conditions.
  2. Surf building later this week. Very large and damaging surf possible Friday night and Saturday #LAweather #cawx… [link]
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Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 18 Jan 2017 PST

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 15.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.6 min: 12.7 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)141413131314148141718171681088141313131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)41971301718481509590930261946244130691254373358103411171834905563158115150
Wind
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5 SW5
10 SSE10
20 SE20
10 W10
30 W30
10 WNW10
25 SSE25
35 W35
25 WNW25
20 NW20
20 W20
5 NNE5
20 E20
30 E30
10 WSW10
40 WNW40
35 WNW35
15 NW15
20 NNW20
15 NNW15
15 N15
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High Tide
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1:12PM
1.47
2:44AM
1.75

2:47PM
1.32
3:41AM
1.79

4:39PM
1.28

4:33AM
1.85
6:05PM
1.33

5:16AM
1.93
6:58PM
1.40

5:57AM
2.02

7:36PM
1.47
6:32AM
2.10

8:10PM
1.53
7:07AM
2.19

Low Tide
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7:37PM
0.79
9:35AM
1.02

8:26PM
0.93
10:58AM
0.90

9:30PM
1.03
11:57AM
0.75

10:32PM
1.08
12:39PM
0.60

11:29PM
1.09

1:13PM
0.47
12:12AM
1.07

1:45PM
0.35
12:53AM
1.04


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
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
15141313121212108141412979101061414659
Sunrise
6:58--6:56--6:56--6:56--6:56--6:56--6:54--6:54-
Sunset
-5:09--5:10--5:12--5:13--5:14--5:15--5:15--5:16
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 117mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Wed morning, min 9°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the W by Fri afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 89mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Tue morning, min 6°C on Mon night). Mainly strong winds.

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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.