Tarantulas Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Santa Barbara, USA)
Photo credit: M. M. Cooper
Tarantulas Spot ID:
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C
Monday, 1 September 2014, 23:50 Local time
For Cojo, 8 km from Tarantulas.
At BUOY-PTGC1, 16 km from Tarantulas.
At Santa Barbara Buoy, 16 miles from Tarantulas.
Overall Tarantulas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September
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Visitor Reviews of Tarantulas
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tarantulas:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Jalama||1 mi|
|Second closest break||Cojo||5 mi|
|Third closest break||Government Point||5 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Perkos||6 mi|
|Fifth closest break||San Augustine||9 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Tarantulas:
|Closest wave buoy||Santa Barbara Buoy||16 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||PT Arguello Buoy||30 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Santa Maria Buoy||32 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||East Santa Barbara Buoy||42 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||South Santa Rosa Island Buoy||60 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Tarantulas:
|Closest tide station||Oil Platform Harvest (Topex Project)||10 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Point Arguello||10 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Gaviota||16 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island||32 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Isla Vista||37 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Tarantulas:
|Closest ski area||Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)||138 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Mountain High resort (United States)||161 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Mt Baldy (United States)||161 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Sunrise Ski Area (United States)||161 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Snow Valley (United States)||199 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Tarantulas:
|Closest city location||Lompoc (United States)||10 mi|
|Second closest city location||Orcutt (United States)||25 mi|
|Third closest city location||Santa Maria (United States)||32 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Goleta (United States)||39 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Santa Barbara (United States)||45 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Tarantulas is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Tarantulas is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 134 km (83 miles) away.
- Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 167 km (104 miles) away.
- Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 200 km (124 miles) away.
- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Tarantulas and is 202 km (125 miles) away.