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Haggerty's ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.7

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Haggerty's

Photo credit: Kent Constable

Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 01:26 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
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Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
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Haggerty's and Malaga Cove in LA County is a quite exposed reef and point break that has very consistent waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. There is a left breaking reef and there is a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks, locals and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Palos Verdes Estates, 1 km from Haggerty's.

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Live Weather:

At Rancho Palos Verdes, 2 km from Haggerty's.

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Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Bay, CA, 14 miles from Haggerty's.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
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Dominant period (s) 15 15 5 5

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Overall Haggerty's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Haggerty's is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Haggerty's is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Haggerty's and is 51 km (32 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Haggerty's, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Haggerty's sea temperature, Haggerty's photographs, Haggerty's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Haggerty's webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Haggerty's 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 Haggerty's.