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

Overall: 3.4

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Seals Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.2 °C

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Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:24 Local time
Monday 12
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
W 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
cross off off

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Seals in Santa Barbara is a reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of - Private beach.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isla Vista, 8 km from Seals.

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Live Weather:

At Vereda Leyenda Galeria Goleta wx, 2 km from Seals.

wind obs. (6.4 kph from 161 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
20.9 °C

Current weather near Seals

Overall Seals Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • Closest city location
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    41 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    41 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Seals is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Seals is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Seals and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
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