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Middles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Middles Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.2 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2020, 23:25 Local time
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 10
SSE 15
SE 10
Wind State glass cross-
cross cross-

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Middles in Orange County is a sandbar break. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California, 1 km from Middles.

IS AT (local time)

Middles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Corona Del Mar, 3 km from Middles.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Middles

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro South, CA, 16 miles from Middles.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 15 15 17 15

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Overall Middles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Middles: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Middles: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Middles Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Middles:

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Wave buoys nearest to Middles:

Tide stations nearest to Middles:

  • Closest tide station
    Balboa Pier, Newport Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Newport Bay Entrance, Corona del Mar (2)
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Newport Bay Entrance
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Santa Ana River entrance (inside)
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Huntington Beach
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Middles is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Middles is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Middles and is 58 km (36 miles) away.
Middles break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Middles, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Middles sea temperature, Middles photographs, Middles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Middles webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Middles tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Middles.