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Gillis ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Gillis Spot ID

Groin south of lifeguard tower, Gillis photo

Gillis

Photo credit: Mark Poyser

Ten minutes before sunset, Gillis photo

Gillis

Photo credit: Mark Poyser

Surfer, heavy marine layer, Gillis photo

Gillis

Photo credit: Mark Poyser

surfer, Gillis photo

Gillis

Photo credit: Mark Poyser

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Sunday, 19 November 2017, 17:52 Local time
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7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SW
0.3
S
0.9
WNW
0.3
SW
Period (s) 17 11 6 16
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 5
NW 5
N 5
NNW
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Gillis in Los Angeles Countyis a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Crowds are never a problem here. Take care of - Rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marina del Rey, 3 km from Gillis.

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Gillis Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At UCLA Marina Aquatic Center Marina Del Rey wx, 2 km from Gillis.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Gillis

Overall Gillis Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gillis is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gillis is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Gillis and is 62 km (39 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gillis, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Gillis sea temperature, Gillis photographs, Gillis detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gillis webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Gillis 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 Gillis.