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

Overall: 2.3

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Santa Monica Jetties Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Monday, 22 July 2019, 03:09 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
S 10
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Santa Monica Jetties in LA County is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offers right-handers. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Santa Monica, California, 5 km from Santa Monica Jetties.

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At Pacific Palisades, 2 km from Santa Monica Jetties.


Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Santa Monica Jetties

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Bay, CA, 13 miles from Santa Monica Jetties.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 14 5 14 13

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Overall Santa Monica Jetties Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Santa Monica Jetties is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Santa Monica Jetties is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Santa Monica Jetties and is 54 km (34 miles) away.
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