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D and W ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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D and W Surf Guide

DandW in LA County is a sheltered beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks are all rights. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of pollution, rocks, locals, rips.

D and W Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent16.4°C

Surfing D and W:

The best conditions reported for surf at D and W occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

D and W Surf:

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 19:58 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
SE 5
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Tide Times:

For El Segundo, Santa Monica Bay, California, 3 km from D and W.

IS AT (local time)

D and W Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Playa Del Rey, 2 km from D and W.


Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near D and W

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Bay, CA, 12 miles from D and W.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 20 18 18 18

All wavebuoys around D and W

Overall D and W Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for D and W: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for D and W: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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D and W Location Maps

D and W 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 D and W

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to D and W:

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Wave buoys nearest to D and W:

Tide stations nearest to D and W:

  • Closest tide station
    El Segundo, Santa Monica Bay
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Marina del Rey
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Manhattan Beach
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Santa Monica
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    King Harbor, Santa Monica Bay
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to D and W is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to D and W is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to D and W and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
D and W break location map and break info