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Santa Clause ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Santa Clause Spot ID

Santa Clause photo

Santa Clause

Photo credit: Oliver

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:16 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 10
SSW 15
SW 15
SW
Wind State glass on on on

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Santa Clause in Santa Barbara is a beach break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carpinteria, 3 km from Santa Clause.

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Santa Clause Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At The Meadow Carpinteria wx, 3 km from Santa Clause.

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Air temperature
17.7 °C

Current weather near Santa Clause

Buoy Data:

At Anacapa Passage, CA, 17 miles from Santa Clause.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
0.9
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Dominant period (s) 12 12 12 14

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Overall Santa Clause Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Santa Clause Location Maps

Santa Clause Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Santa Clause is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Santa Clause is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA, 100 km (62 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Santa Clause and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
Santa Clause break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Santa Clause, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Santa Clause sea temperature, Santa Clause photographs, Santa Clause detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Santa Clause webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Santa Clause 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 Santa Clause.