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Lunada Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.3

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Lunada Bay Surf Guide

Lunada Bay in LA County is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. A reef breaks right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rips, rocks and locals.

Lunada Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lunada Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lunada Bay 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 10% of the time in January while 14% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 76% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
14%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
76%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lunada Bay Location Map

Interactive Lunada Bay 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 Lunada Bay is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lunada Bay is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.

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Lunada Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 07:37 Local Time
Tuesday 18
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SW 15
SW 15
SSW
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Lunada Bay

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

Wind History at Lunada Bay

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

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