Dana Point Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C
Dana Point in Orange Countyis a beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc..) and pollution.
For Dana Point, 1 km from Dana Point.
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At Dana Point, 2 km from Dana Point.
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At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 70 miles from Dana Point.
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Overall Dana Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- The closest passenger airport to Dana Point is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Dana Point is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away.
- Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
- Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA is 60 km (37 miles) away.
- March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Dana Point and is 63 km (39 miles) away.
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