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Ballona Creek and Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ballona Creek and Jetty Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Monday 17 May 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Ballona Creek and Jetty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ballona Creek and Jetty sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.2 max: 17.2 min: 13.5 °C)
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Ballona Creek and Jetty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ballona Creek and Jetty sea temperature is 17.1 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 15.2 max: 17.2 min: 13.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - LA County

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ballona Creek and Jetty (light winds from the WSW at Marina del Rey wx 3 km from Ballona Creek and Jetty).

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Actual: 41 min ago

Light
8 km/h
WSW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Ballona Creek and Jetty today?

The current surf forecast for Ballona Creek and Jetty at 7PM is: 0.7m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.4m 21s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 0.7m 5s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 10:00am May 17). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s
Afternoon (17 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s
Evening (17 May)2.5ft (0.7m)15s

Table - waves today at Ballona Creek and Jetty. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
1.4
W
1.6
W
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
1.9
W
3
WNW
3
WNW
2
W
1.8
W
1.5
W
1.3
W
1.7
W
2.5
W
3
W
4
WNW
3.5
WNW
3
WNW
1.8
W
0.8
S
2.2
W
2.3
W
2.1
W
2.3
WNW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
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5
WSW
10
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
5
SSE
10
ESE
5
SE
5
SSE
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
5
S
10
S
15
SSW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
10
SE
15
SE
20
ESE
10
ESE
20
SW
25
WSW
15
WSW
15
ENE
20
ENE
10
SW
5
SW
15
SW
35
WSW
35
W
25
W
0
SE
10
ESE
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSW
15
S
15
SW
10
W
10
W
0
SSE
5
SSE
5
S
15
SSW
15
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
5
SSW
5
S
5
ESE
5
SE
10
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
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on
cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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cross-
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5:20PM
1.42
1:04AM
1.81
5:38PM
1.51
2:24AM
1.72
5:56PM
1.62
3:58AM
1.67
6:17PM
1.76
5:21AM
1.67
6:42PM
1.92
6:32AM
1.70
7:11PM
2.11
7:35AM
1.72
7:44PM
2.28
8:34AM
1.74
8:28AM
0.51
6:04PM
1.42
9:29AM
0.53
8:54PM
1.44
10:25AM
0.52
10:49PM
1.32
11:13AM
0.52
11:58PM
1.10
11:57AM
0.53
12:52AM
0.84
12:38PM
0.56
1:41AM
0.56
1:18PM
0.62
2:28AM
0.29
1:58PM
0.71

Note: the tide data above is for Marina del Rey which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ballona Creek and Jetty.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ballona Creek and Jetty blow from the NE

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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