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Miramar Surf Guide

Miramar_1 in Santa Barbara is a sheltered point break that has reliable surf . Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks, private and locals.

Miramar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
18.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Miramar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Miramar occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Miramar 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 8% of the time in January while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 85% 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 Miramar Location Map

Interactive Miramar 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 Miramar is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Miramar is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG), also in USA, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Miramar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 11 August 2022, 23:57 Local Time
Friday 12
Wave (m)
Period (s) 19 18 18 18
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off glass cross-

Swell History at Miramar

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

Wind History at Miramar

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Miramar: