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Murphy's ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Murphy's Surf Guide

Murphy's in Ventura County is a point break The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Rocks.

Murphy's Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Murphy's:

The best conditions reported for surf at Murphy's occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Murphy's 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 56% of the time in January while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Murphy's Location Map

Interactive Murphy's 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 Murphy's is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Murphy's is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.

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Murphy's Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:20 Local Time
Thursday 15
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 16 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 0
ENE 10
SSW 15
SW 15
W
Wind State glass cross-
on
on cross-
on

Swell History at Murphy's

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

Wind History at Murphy's

Wind stats for Murphy's, 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 Murphy's. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away

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