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Hobson's ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Hobson's Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 08:43 Local time
Wednesday 07
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 15
SW 25
WSW 30
Wind State glass on on cross-

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Hobson's in Ventura Countyis a reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of - Rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rincon Island, California, 3 km from Hobson's.

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Hobson's Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oak View, 14 km from Hobson's.


Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Hobson's

Overall Hobson's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Hobson's Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Hobson's:

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Wave buoys nearest to Hobson's:

Tide stations nearest to Hobson's:

  • Closest tide station
    Rincon Island
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Rincon Island, Mussel Shoals
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Oxnard Shores
    14 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Hobson's:

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

Town and city forecasts close to Hobson's:

  • Closest city location
    Ventura (United States)
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Oxnard Shores (United States)
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Oxnard (United States)
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Santa Barbara (United States)
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santa Paula (United States)
    21 mi
Hobson's break location map and break info

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.