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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 3.0

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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) Spot ID

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Ben Weston (Catalina Island)

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 16:54 Local time
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 19 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 20
WNW 20
WNW 15
Wind State on cross-

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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) in Orange County is a reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Catalina Harbor, California, 7 km from Ben Weston (Catalina Island).

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Ben Weston (Catalina Island) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Avalon Airport, 6 km from Ben Weston (Catalina Island).

moderate winds from the W

Fog -
Air temperature
13.3 °C

Current weather near Ben Weston (Catalina Island)

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro, CA, 19 miles from Ben Weston (Catalina Island).

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 17 17 15 15

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Overall Ben Weston (Catalina Island) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ben Weston (Catalina Island) is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ben Weston (Catalina Island) is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ben Weston (Catalina Island) and is 71 km (44 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ben Weston (Catalina Island), CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Ben Weston (Catalina Island) sea temperature, Ben Weston (Catalina Island) photographs, Ben Weston (Catalina Island) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ben Weston (Catalina Island) webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Ben Weston (Catalina Island) tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Ben Weston (Catalina Island).