Refugio State Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(California – Santa Barbara, USA)
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Refugio State Beach Spot ID:
Type: beach and point
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell W | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C
Friday, 13 December 2013, 08:40 Local time
For Gaviota, California, 13 miles from Refugio State Beach.
At Santa Ynez Airport, 16 km from Refugio State Beach.
At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 20 miles from Refugio State Beach.
Overall Refugio State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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Visitor Reviews of Refugio State Beach
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Refugio State Beach:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Beavers||1 mi|
|Second closest break||Tajiguas Ranch||1 mi|
|Third closest break||Tajiguas||2 mi|
|Fourth closest break||El Capitan||3 mi|
|Fifth closest break||ED's||5 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Refugio State Beach:
|Closest wave buoy||East Santa Barbara Buoy||20 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||Santa Barbara Buoy||25 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Santa Maria Buoy||53 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||PT Arguello Buoy||53 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||South Santa Rosa Island Buoy||55 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Refugio State Beach:
|Closest tide station||Gaviota||8 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Santa Barbara||23 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Bechers Bay, Santa Rosa Island||31 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island||32 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Point Arguello||34 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Refugio State Beach:
|Closest ski area||Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)||122 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Mountain High resort (United States)||137 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Mt Baldy (United States)||137 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Sunrise Ski Area (United States)||137 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Snow Valley (United States)||175 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Refugio State Beach:
|Closest city location||Goleta (United States)||14 mi|
|Second closest city location||Santa Barbara (United States)||21 mi|
|Third closest city location||Lompoc (United States)||25 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Orcutt (United States)||35 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Santa Maria (United States)||40 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Refugio State Beach is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Refugio State Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away.
- Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 143 km (89 miles) away.
- Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 161 km (100 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Refugio State Beach and is 164 km (102 miles) away.