Hammonds Reef Spot ID
Best: Swell W | Wind N
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C
Hammonds Reef in Santa Barbara is a sheltered reef break that has consistent surf . Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks, private and locals.
For Montecito, 2 km from Hammonds Reef.
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At BUOY-NTBC1, 6 km from Hammonds Reef.
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At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 17 miles from Hammonds Reef.
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Overall Hammonds Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June
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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Santa Barbara surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Hammonds Reef
Tide stations nearest to Hammonds Reef:
- Closest tide stationMontecito1 mi
- Second closest tide stationSanta Barbara3 mi
- Third closest tide stationCarpinteria6 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationGoleta11 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationRincon Island12 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Hammonds Reef:
- Closest ski areaAlta Sierra at Shirley Meadows108 mi
- Second closest ski areaMountain High resort111 mi
- Third closest ski areaMt Baldy111 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSunrise Ski Area111 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSnow Valley149 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Hammonds Reef:
- Closest city locationSanta Barbara6 mi
- Second closest city locationGoleta11 mi
- Third closest city locationVentura24 mi
- Fourth closest city locationOxnard Shores27 mi
- Fifth closest city locationOxnard31 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Hammonds Reef is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Hammonds Reef is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.
- Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 119 km (74 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA is 124 km (77 miles) away.
- Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hammonds Reef and is 125 km (78 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hammonds Reef, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Hammonds Reef sea temperature, Hammonds Reef photographs, Hammonds Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hammonds Reef webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Hammonds Reef 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 Hammonds Reef.