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Devereux ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.4

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Devereux Surf Guide

Devereux in Santa Barbara is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks.

Devereux Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Devereux:

The best conditions reported for surf at Devereux occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Devereux 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 24% of the time in January while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 30% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
30%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Devereux Location Map

Interactive Devereux 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 Devereux is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Devereux is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 77 km (48 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Devereux Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 13:46 Local Time
Thursday 13
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 19 19 18 18
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 5
WSW 0
SW
Wind State on on cross-
on
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Swell History at Devereux

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

Wind History at Devereux

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

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    • Icon  s32.9
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Devereux: