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Deer Creek Surf Guide

Deer Creek in Ventura County is a quite exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

Deer Creek Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Deer Creek:

The best conditions reported for surf at Deer Creek 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 Deer Creek (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Deer Creek 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 24% 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
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
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 Deer Creek Location Map

Interactive Deer Creek 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 Deer Creek is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Deer Creek is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.

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Deer Creek Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 4 December 2022, 18:00 Local Time
SunMon
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m)
0.3
SW
0.3
SW
0.7
W
0.3
SW
Period (s) 14 14 6 14
Wind (km/h)
5
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Deer Creek

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

Wind History at Deer Creek

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

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