Tajiguas Ranch Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C
Tajiguas Ranch in Santa Barbara is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism.
For Beavers, 4 km from Tajiguas Ranch.
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At Gaviota, 10 km from Tajiguas Ranch.
At East Santa Barbara Buoy, 21 miles from Tajiguas Ranch.
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Overall Tajiguas Ranch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to Tajiguas Ranch is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Tajiguas Ranch is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 98 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 163 km (101 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Tajiguas Ranch and is 166 km (103 miles) away.
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