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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

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Seal Beach Pier Spot ID

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 04:44 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
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Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
WSW 10
SW 20
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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.

United States 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 Seal Beach, 4 km from Seal Beach Pier.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Seal Beach Pier

Buoy Data:

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

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) -
1.0
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All wavebuoys around Seal Beach Pier

Overall Seal Beach Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Seal Beach Pier Location Maps

Seal Beach Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Seal Beach Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Seal Beach Pier:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.
Seal Beach Pier break location map and break info

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.