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Hollywood Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.1

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Hollywood Beach Spot ID

The calm, After the storm, Hollywood Beach photo

Hollywood Beach

Photo credit: Annie Zufelt

Cocktails and volleyball, Hollywood Beach photo

Hollywood Beach

Photo credit: Annie

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Saturday, 28 May 2016, 17:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 10
WSW 5
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Wind State cross-
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Hollywood Beach in Ventura County is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's often crowded here. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Oxnard Shores, 2 km from Hollywood Beach.

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Hollywood Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oxnard Airport, 5 km from Hollywood Beach.

light winds from the SW

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Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
17.2 °C

Current weather near Hollywood Beach

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 31 miles from Hollywood Beach.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
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Dominant period (s) 16 15 15 15

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Overall Hollywood Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Hollywood Beach Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Hollywood Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hollywood Beach is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hollywood Beach and is 107 km (66 miles) away.
Hollywood Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hollywood Beach, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Hollywood Beach sea temperature, Hollywood Beach photographs, Hollywood Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hollywood Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Hollywood Beach 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 Hollywood Beach.


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