Hobson's Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C
Hobson's in Ventura Countyis a reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of - Rocks.
For Rincon Island, California, 3 km from Hobson's.
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Overall Hobson's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June
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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Ventura surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Hobson's
Tide stations nearest to Hobson's:
- Closest tide stationRincon Island2 mi
- Second closest tide stationRincon Island, Mussel Shoals2 mi
- Third closest tide stationCarpinteria7 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationVentura9 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationOxnard Shores14 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Hobson's:
- Closest ski areaMt Baldy98 mi
- Second closest ski areaMountain High resort99 mi
- Third closest ski areaSunrise Ski Area99 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaAlta Sierra at Shirley Meadows106 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSnow Valley136 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Hobson's:
- Closest city locationVentura10 mi
- Second closest city locationOxnard Shores14 mi
- Third closest city locationOxnard17 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSanta Barbara19 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSanta Paula21 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Hobson's is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Hobson's is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 98 km (61 miles) away.
- Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
- Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 109 km (68 miles) away.
- Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hobson's and is 115 km (71 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hobson's, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Hobson's sea temperature, Hobson's photographs, Hobson's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hobson's webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Hobson's 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 Hobson's.