Isla Vista Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(California – Santa Barbara, USA)
Isla Vista Spot ID:
Type: beach and reef
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C
Sunday, 19 May 2013, 16:33 Local time
For Santa Barbara, California, 17 miles from Isla Vista.
At Santa Barbara Airport, 3 km from Isla Vista.
At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 11 miles from Isla Vista.
Overall Isla Vista Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Isla Vista
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Isla Vista:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Depressions||1 mi|
|Second closest break||Devereux||1 mi|
|Third closest break||Pescaderos||1 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Campus Point||1 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Sand Beach||1 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Isla Vista:
|Closest wave buoy||East Santa Barbara Buoy||11 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||Santa Barbara Buoy||35 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||South Santa Rosa Island Buoy||54 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||Santa Maria Buoy||65 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||Santa Monica Basin Buoy||65 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Isla Vista:
|Closest tide station||Santa Barbara||11 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Gaviota||21 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Rincon Island||24 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Rincon Island, Mussel Shoals||24 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Bechers Bay, Santa Rosa Island||29 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Isla Vista:
|Closest ski area||Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)||116 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Mt Baldy (United States)||124 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Sunrise Ski Area (United States)||124 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Mountain High resort (United States)||125 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Snow Valley (United States)||162 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Isla Vista:
|Closest city location||Goleta (United States)||3 mi|
|Second closest city location||Santa Barbara (United States)||9 mi|
|Third closest city location||Santa Ana (United States)||11 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Ventura (United States)||36 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Oxnard Shores (United States)||39 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Isla Vista is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Isla Vista is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 76 km (47 miles) away.
- Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 136 km (84 miles) away.
- Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 140 km (87 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Isla Vista and is 144 km (89 miles) away.