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Hendry's Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3

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Hendry's Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Monday, 25 May 2015, 10:22 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
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WSW 25
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Hendry's Beach in Santa Barbara is a reasonably 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. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of - Pollution.

United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Barbara, California, 5 km from Hendry's Beach.

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Hendry's Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Barbara, 5 km from Hendry's Beach.

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Current weather near Hendry's Beach

Overall Hendry's Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see Hendry's Beach surf quality by season and Hendry's Beach surf quality by month.

Hendry's Beach Location Maps

Hendry's Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hendry's Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hendry's Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Hendry's Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Santa Barbara
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Goleta
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Isla Vista
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Montecito
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Carpinteria
    13 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Hendry's Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)
    112 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    117 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Ski Area (United States)
    117 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mountain High resort (United States)
    118 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    155 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Hendry's Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Santa Barbara (United States)
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Goleta (United States)
    5 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Santa Ana (United States)
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ventura (United States)
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Oxnard Shores (United States)
    32 mi
Hendry's Beach break location map and break info

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.