Hendry's Beach Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.9 °C
Hendry's Beach in Santa Barbara is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of - Pollution.
For Santa Barbara, California, 5 km from Hendry's Beach.
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Overall Hendry's Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Hendry's Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Hendry's Beach is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away.
- Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 129 km (80 miles) away.
- Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA is 131 km (81 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hendry's Beach and is 133 km (83 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hendry's Beach, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Hendry's Beach sea temperature, Hendry's Beach photographs, Hendry's Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hendry's Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Hendry's Beach 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 Hendry's Beach.