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Campus Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 2.8

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Campus Point Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 14:52 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 20 19 18 18
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
W 10
WNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Campus Point in Santa Barbara is a fairly exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year.. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isla Vista, 2 km from Campus Point.

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Campus Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Ellison Hall Isla Vista wx, 2 km from Campus Point.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
15.7 °C

Current weather near Campus Point

Overall Campus Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Campus Point is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Campus Point is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Campus Point and is 142 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Campus Point, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Campus Point sea temperature, Campus Point photographs, Campus Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Campus Point webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Campus Point 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 Campus Point.