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Ormond Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ormond Beach Surf Guide

Ormond Beach in Ventura is a quite exposed beach/Jetty break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips and pollution.

Ormond Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ormond Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ormond Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ormond Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in February while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 80% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
80%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ormond Beach Location Map

Interactive Ormond Beach 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 Ormond Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ormond Beach is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Ormond Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:18 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
E 10
SW 15
SW 15
WSW
Wind State glass on on cross-
on

Swell History at Ormond Beach

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

Wind History at Ormond Beach

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

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