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Exiles ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Exiles Surf Guide

Exiles in Los Angeles County is a point break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, locals, pollution, mines,.

Exiles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Exiles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Exiles occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Exiles 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 36% of the time in January while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Exiles Location Map

Interactive Exiles 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 Exiles is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Exiles is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away.

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Exiles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 21 January 2021, 15:05 Local Time
Thursday 21
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.5
WNW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
ESE 10
SSE 10
SSW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Exiles

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

Wind History at Exiles

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

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