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

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Seal Beach Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Orange County, USA)

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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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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 20:09 Local time

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8PM 11PM 2AM 5AM
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 15
SE 10
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Seal Beach Pier in Orange County is a sheltered breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the breakwater are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of locals, pollution, rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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At Seal Beach, 4 km from Seal Beach Pier.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Seal Beach Pier

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 56 miles from Seal Beach Pier.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 15 13 13 15

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Visitor Reviews of Seal Beach Pier

White J from UNITED STATES writes:

There's a skimboard crew there at high tide so come get punched by a local. Thank you


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Seal Beach Pier:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Anderson Street 0 mi
Second closest break Dolphin Street 0 mi
Third closest break 13th Street 0 mi
Fourth closest break San Gabriel Rivermouth 1 mi
Fifth closest break 7th Street 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Seal Beach Pier:

Closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 56 mi
Second closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 85 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 107 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 122 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 122 mi

Tide stations nearest to Seal Beach Pier:

Closest tide station Los Patos (highway bridge) 2 mi
Second closest tide station Seal Beach 2 mi
Third closest tide station Huntington Beach 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Long Beach, Outer Harbor, Pier A 7 mi
Fifth closest tide station Long Beach, Inner Harbor 8 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Seal Beach Pier:

Closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 40 mi
Second closest ski area Mountain High resort (United States) 50 mi
Third closest ski area Sunrise Ski Area (United States) 51 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 69 mi
Fifth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 77 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Seal Beach Pier:

Closest city location Westminster (United States) 5 mi
Second closest city location Cypress (United States) 7 mi
Third closest city location Huntington Beach (United States) 7 mi
Fourth closest city location Fountain Valley (United States) 7 mi
Fifth closest city location Garden Grove (United States) 7 mi
  • 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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