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Bee Hives ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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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. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

Bee Hives Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
rarely breaks17.2°C

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:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Bee Hives sea temperature, Bee Hives photographs, Bee Hives detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bee Hives webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Bee Hives 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 Bee Hives

Bee Hives Surf:

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 15:23 Local time
Sunday 31
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 18 18
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 20
W 20
W 5
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Rancho Palos Verdes, 1 km from Bee Hives.

IS AT (local time)

Bee Hives Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rancho Palos Verdes, 1 km from Bee Hives.


Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Bee Hives

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro, CA, 9 miles from Bee Hives.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 13 15 13 15

All wavebuoys around Bee Hives

Overall Bee Hives Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Bee Hives: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Bee Hives: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Bee Hives Location Maps

Bee Hives Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - LA County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Bee Hives

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bee Hives:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bee Hives:

Tide stations nearest to Bee Hives:

  • Closest tide station
    Rancho Palos Verdes
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Palos Verdes Estates
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cabrillo Beach
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    King Harbor, Santa Monica Bay
    7 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bee Hives and is 52 km (32 miles) away.
Bee Hives break location map and break info