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

Overall: 3.0

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Ventura Overhead Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 22:27 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 10 6 9
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
NE 10
Wind State glass off off off

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Ventura Overhead in Ventura is a fairly exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. It's often crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Ventura, California, 4 km from Ventura Overhead.

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Ventura Overhead Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oxnard Airport, 14 km from Ventura Overhead.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
13.3 °C

Current weather near Ventura Overhead

Buoy Data:

At Anacapa Passage, CA, 10 miles from Ventura Overhead.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 11 hr 10 hr 9 hr 8 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 12 15 12 11

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Overall Ventura Overhead Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ventura Overhead is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ventura Overhead is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ventura Overhead and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ventura Overhead, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Ventura Overhead sea temperature, Ventura Overhead photographs, Ventura Overhead detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ventura Overhead webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Ventura Overhead 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 Ventura Overhead.