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Latigo Canyon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Latigo Canyon

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Friday, 6 May 2016, 06:07 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
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Latigo Canyon in LA County is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, private, locals and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Malibu, 5 km from Latigo Canyon.

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Latigo Canyon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malibu, 6 km from Latigo Canyon.

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Current weather near Latigo Canyon

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 26 miles from Latigo Canyon.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
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Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 13

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Overall Latigo Canyon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Latigo Canyon is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Latigo Canyon is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Latigo Canyon and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Latigo Canyon, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Latigo Canyon sea temperature, Latigo Canyon photographs, Latigo Canyon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Latigo Canyon webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Latigo Canyon 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 Latigo Canyon.


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