Tajiguas Ranch Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 22.1 °C
Tajiguas Ranch in Santa Barbara is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - 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 September
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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Santa Barbara surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Tajiguas Ranch
Tide stations nearest to Tajiguas Ranch:
- Closest tide stationGaviota7 mi
- Second closest tide stationIsla Vista14 mi
- Third closest tide stationGoleta16 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationSanta Barbara24 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationMontecito27 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Tajiguas Ranch:
- Closest ski areaAlta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)122 mi
- Second closest ski areaMountain High resort (United States)138 mi
- Third closest ski areaMt Baldy (United States)138 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSunrise Ski Area (United States)138 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSnow Valley (United States)176 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Tajiguas Ranch:
- Closest city locationGoleta (United States)16 mi
- Second closest city locationSanta Barbara (United States)22 mi
- Third closest city locationLompoc (United States)24 mi
- Fourth closest city locationOrcutt (United States)34 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSanta Maria (United States)39 mi
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