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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

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  1. Surf Report 8/29: 2-3ft knee-waist high WNW/NW swell mix. Modest SSW swell for exposures. Plus sets at combo breaks. Poor-Fair Conditions.
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Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Saturday 29 Aug 2015 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 23.2 °C (Statistics for 29 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 18.7 max: 20.7 min: 17.1 °C)

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Swell
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)14613613121514131413131212121212131313132120
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)1952338710211511013528935032615624924118411865137168128128190244234
Wind
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15 W15
0 WNW0
10 SSE10
20 WSW20
10 SE10
15 SSE15
15 SW15
5 SE5
15 SSE15
10 SW10
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
15 SW15
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
15 WSW15
5 ESE5
10 SSE10
15 SW15
5 ESE5
10 SSW10
15 WSW15
5 WNW5
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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crosscrossoncrosscrossoncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:33PM
2.34
10:25AM
2.05

10:21PM
2.24
11:04AM
2.11

11:13PM
2.07
11:46AM
2.13

12:07AM
1.86
12:34PM
2.10

1:14AM
1.64
1:26PM
2.04

2:40AM
1.47

2:30PM
1.98
4:26AM
1.41

3:47PM
1.93

Low Tide
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3:25PM
0.61
4:08AM
0.13

4:15PM
0.53
4:46AM
0.24

5:07PM
0.50

5:26AM
0.40
6:05PM
0.51

6:08AM
0.59
7:10PM
0.56

6:54AM
0.79

8:26PM
0.60
7:49AM
0.97

9:55PM
0.60
9:11AM
1.11


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
3128303026262824252623242522242623242623252723
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
3128303026262824252623242522242623242623252723
Sunrise
--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--
Sunset
19:22--19:22--19:21--19:19--19:17--19:16--19:15--19:14-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Sat afternoon, min 20°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Sat afternoon, min 20°C on Wed morning). 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.