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Bee Hives Surf Guide

Bee Hives in Los Angeles County is a reef break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Crowds are never a problem here. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Bee Hives Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bee Hives:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bee Hives occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bee Hives 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 56% of the time in January while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bee Hives Location Map

Interactive Bee Hives 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 Bee Hives is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bee Hives is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Bee Hives Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 23:11 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 6 6 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on cross cross

Swell History at Bee Hives

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

Wind History at Bee Hives

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Bee Hives. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    • Icon  s21.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bee Hives: