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Latigo Point Surf Guide

Latigo Point in Los Angeles County is a quite exposed point break. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Private beach - Localism - Pollution.

Latigo Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
13.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Latigo Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Latigo Point occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Latigo Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in April while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Latigo Point Location Map

Interactive Latigo Point 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 Latigo Point is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Latigo Point is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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Latigo Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 20:26 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 21 21 21
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Latigo Point

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

Wind History at Latigo Point

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

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