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Cabrillo Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.6

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Cabrillo Point Spot ID

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Cabrillo Point

Photo credit: Barney

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Sunday, 23 February 2020, 17:52 Local time
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Cabrillo Point in LA County is a sheltered point break that does not work very often. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, locals and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cabrillo Beach, California, 1 km from Cabrillo Point.

IS AT (local time)

Cabrillo Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Pedro, 2 km from Cabrillo Point.

wind obs. (8 kph from 262 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Cabrillo Point

Buoy Data:

At Long Beach Channel, CA, 5 miles from Cabrillo Point.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 13 12 13 10

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Overall Cabrillo Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February


Surf stats for Cabrillo Point: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Cabrillo Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Cabrillo Point Location Maps

Cabrillo Point Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cabrillo Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cabrillo Point:

Tide stations nearest to Cabrillo Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Cabrillo Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Los Angeles
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Los Angeles (outer harbor)
    1 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Los Angeles Harbor, Mormon Island
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Long Beach, Middle Harbor
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cabrillo Point is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cabrillo Point is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Cabrillo Point and is 42 km (26 miles) away.
Cabrillo Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cabrillo Point, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Cabrillo Point sea temperature, Cabrillo Point photographs, Cabrillo Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cabrillo Point webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Cabrillo Point 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 Cabrillo Point.