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Oxnard Shores break guidePhoto by: Paige Patterson

Oxnard Shores Surf Guide

Oxnard Shores in Ventura is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of the strong rips here.

Oxnard Shores Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oxnard Shores:

The best conditions reported for surf at Oxnard Shores occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oxnard Shores 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 12% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 66% 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 Oxnard Shores Location Map

Interactive Oxnard Shores 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 Oxnard Shores is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Oxnard Shores is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.

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Oxnard Shores Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 9 December 2022, 22:25 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 5 5 12 15
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Oxnard Shores

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

Wind History at Oxnard Shores

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

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