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Deadman's ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Deadman's Surf Guide

Deadman's in Ventura County is a point break The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for - Rocks - Localism.

Deadman's Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  pointPointIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Deadman's:

The best conditions reported for surf at Deadman's occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Deadman's 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 51% of the time in January while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Deadman's Location Map

Interactive Deadman's 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 Deadman's is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Deadman's is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Deadman's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 10:18 Local Time
Tuesday 20
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
ESE 10
SSW 15
WSW 15
WNW
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Deadman's

Surf stats for Deadman's, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Deadman's

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

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