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Seal Beach Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Seal Beach Pier Spot ID

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Thursday, 27 October 2016, 13:36 Local time
Thursday 27
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 5
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Seal Beach Pier in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for locals, pollution, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Los Patos (highway bridge), California, 3 km from Seal Beach Pier.

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Seal Beach Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP8348, 3 km from Seal Beach Pier.


Air temperature
19.0 °C

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Overall Seal Beach Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Seal Beach Pier is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Seal Beach Pier is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Seal Beach Pier and is 38 km (24 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Seal Beach Pier, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Seal Beach Pier sea temperature, Seal Beach Pier photographs, Seal Beach Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Seal Beach Pier webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Seal Beach Pier 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 Seal Beach Pier.