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Burnout ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Burnout Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Thursday, 26 May 2016, 19:19 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
W
1.1
W
1.3
WNW
1.0
W
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
SW 5
SE 15
ESE
Wind State on cross-
on
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Burnout in Los Angeles Countyis a beach break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Palos Verdes Estates, 2 km from Burnout.

IS AT (local time)

Burnout Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Redondo Beach, 1 km from Burnout.

light winds from the WSW

km/h
Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Burnout

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 39 miles from Burnout.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
0.7
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0.9
Dominant period (s) 6 6 - 6

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Overall Burnout Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Burnout is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Burnout is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Burnout and is 51 km (32 miles) away.
Burnout break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Burnout, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Burnout sea temperature, Burnout photographs, Burnout detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Burnout webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Burnout 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 Burnout.


Do you have old images of surf? Simply upload them to the photo gallery and we will search our vast archive of forecasts and display the open water swell sizes, directions and periods, as well as wind and tide at the time of the image. It's a really useful way of knowing what to look for in the forecast tables.