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Lunada Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Lunada Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.1 °C

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Friday, 23 August 2019, 04:19 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SE 20
SE 20
Wind State cross-

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Lunada Bay in LA County is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. A reef breaks right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rips, rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rancho Palos Verdes, 5 km from Lunada Bay.

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Lunada Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rancho Palos Verdes, 4 km from Lunada Bay.


Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Lunada Bay

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro, CA, 12 miles from Lunada Bay.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 13 10 10 11

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Overall Lunada Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Lunada Bay:


  • The closest passenger airport to Lunada Bay is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lunada Bay is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Lunada Bay and is 53 km (33 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lunada Bay, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Lunada Bay sea temperature, Lunada Bay photographs, Lunada Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lunada Bay webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Lunada Bay 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 Lunada Bay.