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Anderson Street Surf Guide

Anderson Street in Orange County is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of - Pollution.

Anderson Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Anderson Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Anderson Street occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Anderson Street (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Anderson Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 54% of the time in October while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Anderson Street Location Map

Interactive Anderson Street surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Anderson Street is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Anderson Street is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Anderson Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 20:53 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m)
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
5
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Swell History at Anderson Street

Surf stats for Anderson Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Anderson Street

Wind stats for Anderson Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Anderson Street: