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Thaila ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Thaila Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 16:48 Local time
Tuesday 31
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
S
0.6
S
Period (s) 15 15 19 18
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 10
WSW 5
SW 5
SE
Wind State on on on cross

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Thaila in Orange Countyis a reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Laguna Beach, 1 km from Thaila.

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Thaila Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laguna Beach, 1 km from Thaila.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Thaila

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 74 miles from Thaila.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
1.5
1.4
1.5
Dominant period (s) 16 15 16 16

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Overall Thaila Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Thaila is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Thaila is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA is 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Thaila and is 60 km (37 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Thaila, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Thaila sea temperature, Thaila photographs, Thaila detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Thaila webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Thaila 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 Thaila.


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