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Bay Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.8

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Bay Street Surf Guide

Bay Street in LA County is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of Pollution,.

Bay Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bay Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bay Street occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bay Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 66% of the time in January while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
66%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Bay 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 Bay Street is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bay Street is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away.

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Bay Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 01:51 Local Time
Saturday 15
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.7
SW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
ESE 10
SE 10
SSE
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Bay Street

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

Wind History at Bay Street

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

Bay Street Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.5
  • Accommodation:Icon  s55.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Tev from United States
“This is a great place to learn how to surf. The sandy bottom is very forgiving and the waves are fairly easy to catch and there are good white water walls to ride when you are trying to get the feel of your surfboard for the first time.
As you get better, move down the coast.”

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