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Murphy's ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Murphy's Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 05:32 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 10
Wind State on on on on

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Murphy's in Ventura County is a point break Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mugu Lagoon (ocean pier), California, 4 km from Murphy's.

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Murphy's Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At oxnard wx, 4 km from Murphy's.


Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near Murphy's

Buoy Data:

At Anacapa Passage, CA, 22 miles from Murphy's.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 8 8 9 9

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Overall Murphy's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Murphy's is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Murphy's is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Murphy's and is 89 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Murphy's, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Murphy's sea temperature, Murphy's photographs, Murphy's detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Murphy's webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Murphy's 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 Murphy's.