Haggerty's Reviews and Ratings
(Los Angeles County, USA)
Visitor reviews of Haggerty's surf break
March 18, 2011
Local Longboarder from United States
If you surf at Porto or Hags don't come here, if you do come here leave your attitude at your car. If you are lazy don't come here. Walk to paddle out 30 mins, swim to line-up 500+ yards every time you catch a wave so fatties stay away.
Based on 3 votes. Vote
Quality on a good day: 3.7
(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
(1: Haggerty's is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).
Regional Rating: 3.5
(1: Haggerty's is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Los Angeles County. 5: the best break in Los Angeles County).
Difficulty Level: 2.0
(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Haggerty's are often excellent).
Water Quality: 2.0
(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).
(1: Often too crowded. 5: Haggerty's is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).
(1: Getting to Haggerty's requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).
(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).
Local Attitude: 1.0
(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).
(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Haggerty's for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).
(1: Camping at Haggerty's is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).
(1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Haggerty's is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).
Equipment and Repairs: 3.0
(1: Nothing can be sourced, not even wax. 5: Quality surfing equipment can be purchased or hired. Major repairs can be fixed too).
(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Haggerty's, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).
(1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Haggerty's where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).
March 30, 2010
kristof from United States
Very localized..... and violent......... don't come.