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Hermosa Beach and Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.2

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Hermosa Beach and Pier Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.0 °C

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Saturday, 18 November 2017, 09:50 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
W 20
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Hermosa Beach and Pier in LA County is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Take care of rips and pollution.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Air temperature
13.8 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hermosa Beach and Pier is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hermosa Beach and Pier is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hermosa Beach and Pier and is 54 km (34 miles) away.
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