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Tajiguas ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Tajiguas Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 13:35 Local time
Wednesday 22
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 25
NW 25
NW 15
Wind State cross-

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Tajiguas in Santa Barbara is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. The surf tends to be optimum in the spring. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rocks, rips and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beavers, 5 km from Tajiguas.

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Tajiguas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Goleta, 10 km from Tajiguas.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Tajiguas

Overall Tajiguas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Tajiguas is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Tajiguas is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Tajiguas and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tajiguas, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Tajiguas sea temperature, Tajiguas photographs, Tajiguas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tajiguas webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Tajiguas 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 Tajiguas.