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

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Latigo Canyon Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Los Angeles County, USA)

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Latigo Canyon Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

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Monday, 2 March 2015, 03:11 Local time

Monday 02
1AM 4AM 7AM 10AM
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
ENE 15
ENE 10
Wind State cross-

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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.

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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.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Latigo Canyon

Buoy Data:

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

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 12 13 13 12

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Overall Latigo Canyon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Latigo Canyon:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Latigo Point 0 mi
Second closest break Point Dume Little Dume 2 mi
Third closest break Westward Beach/Point Dume 4 mi
Fourth closest break Malibu 4 mi
Fifth closest break Zuma Beach 5 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Latigo Canyon:

Closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 26 mi
Second closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 64 mi
Third closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 86 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Santa Barbara Buoy 99 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 114 mi

Tide stations nearest to Latigo Canyon:

Closest tide station Malibu 3 mi
Second closest tide station Malibu Beach 4 mi
Third closest tide station Las Flores 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Santa Monica 15 mi
Fifth closest tide station Marina del Rey 18 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Latigo Canyon:

Closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 62 mi
Second closest ski area Mountain High resort (United States) 66 mi
Third closest ski area Sunrise Ski Area (United States) 67 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 99 mi
Fifth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 108 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Latigo Canyon:

Closest city location Thousand Oaks (United States) 12 mi
Second closest city location Santa Monica (United States) 16 mi
Third closest city location Simi Valley (United States) 16 mi
Fourth closest city location Moorpark (United States) 19 mi
Fifth closest city location Beverly Hills (United States) 21 mi
  • 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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