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

Overall: 2.8

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Faria break guide

Faria Surf Guide

Faria in Ventura is a reasonably exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of .

Faria Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Faria:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Faria 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 7% of the time in January while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 82% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
82%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Faria Location Map

Interactive Faria 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 Faria is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Faria is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 98 km (61 miles) away.

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Faria Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 23 January 2021, 07:16 Local Time
Saturday 23
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 1.1
W
1.1
WNW
1.0
W
1.1
W
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
SE 10
SW 10
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Faria

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

Wind History at Faria

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

Faria Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Ventura Surfer from United States
“Faria is strictly a winter spot, best on low to mid tide for 3-4, 4-6 swells, the lines are fast, and bowls hard. Its hard to get this wave, and current can be strong. Have fun. Tip: Watch the Flags, mark your sections.”

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    • Icon  s32.8
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    • Icon reef  redReef and point
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away

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