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D and W ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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D and W Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Sunday, 20 May 2018, 10:58 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SSW 15
SW 10
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DandW in LA County is a sheltered beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks are all rights. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of pollution, rocks, locals, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Segundo, Santa Monica Bay, California, 3 km from D and W.

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D and W Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Playa Del Rey, 2 km from D and W.

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Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Bay, CA, 12 miles from D and W.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
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Dominant period (s) 14 15 15 15

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Overall D and W Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to D and W is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to D and W is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to D and W and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
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