Hobson's Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C
Hobson's in Ventura Countyis a reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Rocks.
For Rincon Island, California, 3 km from Hobson's.
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At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 25 miles from Hobson's.
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Overall Hobson's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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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 Baldy (United States)98 mi
- Second closest ski areaMountain High resort (United States)99 mi
- Third closest ski areaSunrise Ski Area (United States)99 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaAlta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)106 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSnow Valley (United States)136 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Hobson's:
- Closest city locationVentura (United States)10 mi
- Second closest city locationOxnard Shores (United States)14 mi
- Third closest city locationOxnard (United States)17 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSanta Barbara (United States)19 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSanta Paula (United States)21 mi
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