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Ventura Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.6
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.6

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Ventura Point Spot ID

Catchin' a tube, Ventura Point photo

Ventura Point

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October Sunset, Ventura Point photo

Ventura Point

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 17:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
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Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 10
NNW 10
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Ventura Point/California Street in Ventura is a quite exposed reef and point break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The right reef break is best, but there is a left reef too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rocks, pollution, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ventura, California, 2 km from Ventura Point.

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Ventura Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At West Ventura wx, 1 km from Ventura Point.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
24.1 °C

Current weather near Ventura Point

Buoy Data:

At Anacapa Passage, CA, 11 miles from Ventura Point.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
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Dominant period (s) 15 15 15 15

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Overall Ventura Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Ventura Point is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ventura Point is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ventura Point and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ventura Point, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Ventura Point sea temperature, Ventura Point photographs, Ventura Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ventura Point webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Ventura Point 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 Point.