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Hobson County Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.4

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Hobson County Park break guidePhoto by: Christina Colberg

Hobson County Park Surf Guide

Hobson County Park in Ventura is a reasonably exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Hobson County Park Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hobson County Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hobson County Park occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hobson County Park 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 14% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hobson County Park Location Map

Interactive Hobson County Park 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 Hobson County Park is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hobson County Park is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.

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Hobson County Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 02:28 Local Time
Monday 01
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
ENE 15
ENE 15
SE
Wind State off off off cross-
off

Swell History at Hobson County Park

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

Wind History at Hobson County Park

Wind stats for Hobson County Park, 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 Hobson County Park. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hobson County Park: