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Pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed

Pipe Surf and Wind Quality by Season (CAL – LA County, USA)

The charts below show frequency of occurrence of a certain swell or wind in Pipe, broken down by both direction and strength (wave height).

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.

Seasonal Pipe Swell and Wind Distribution

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This chart illustrates the variation of swells directed at Pipe through an average nort... (show all text)

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This image describes the range of swells directed at Pipe over a normal northern hemisp... (show all text)

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The rose diagram shows the range of swells directed at Pipe through a typical northern ... (show all text)

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This chart shows the variation of swells directed at Pipe through an average northern h... (show all text)

You can also compare this with Pipe swell conditioned on favourable winds.

Also see overall Pipe surf quality charts (on the guide page) and Pipe surf quality by month.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.