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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: 13.3 °C

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Saturday, 30 April 2016, 11:50 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.2
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S
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0.6
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Period (s) 8 20 19 19
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 25
SSW 30
SW 30
WSW
Wind State cross-
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Hobson's in Ventura Countyis a reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware 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.

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Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Hobson's

Buoy Data:

At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 25 miles from Hobson's.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
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Overall Hobson's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • 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.
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