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Dolphin Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Dolphin Street Spot ID

Peak~S., Dolphin Street photo

Dolphin Street

Photo credit: Kenny Davis

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.1 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 15:26 Local time
Friday 01
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SW 15
SSW 10
Wind State on on on cross-

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Dolphin Street in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of locals, pollution, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Los Patos (highway bridge), California, 3 km from Dolphin Street.

IS AT (local time)

Dolphin Street Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Huntington Beach, 3 km from Dolphin Street.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Dolphin Street

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 57 miles from Dolphin Street.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 17 16 16 16

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Overall Dolphin Street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Dolphin Street Location Maps

Dolphin Street Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Dolphin Street:

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Wave buoys nearest to Dolphin Street:

Tide stations nearest to Dolphin Street:

  • Closest tide station
    Los Patos (highway bridge)
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Seal Beach
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Huntington Beach
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Long Beach, Outer Harbor, Pier A
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Long Beach, Inner Harbor
    8 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Dolphin Street:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Baldy
    40 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mountain High resort
    50 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Ski Area
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Snow Valley
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Summit
    76 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Dolphin Street:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Huntington Beach
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fountain Valley
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Garden Grove
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Dolphin Street is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dolphin Street is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Dolphin Street and is 39 km (24 miles) away.
Dolphin Street break location map and break info

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