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Dockweiler Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Dockweiler Beach Surf Guide

Dockweiler Beach in Los Angeles County is a beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for Man-made danger (buoys etc..) and pollution.

Dockweiler Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dockweiler Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dockweiler Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dockweiler Beach 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 48% of the time in January while 32% 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
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
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 Dockweiler Beach Location Map

Interactive Dockweiler Beach 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 Dockweiler Beach is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dockweiler Beach is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Dockweiler Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 05:45 Local Time
Saturday 27
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.7
W
Period (s) 12 12 12 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NW 15
N 25
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Dockweiler Beach

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

Wind History at Dockweiler Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Dockweiler Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Dockweiler Beach: