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Pipes Turbos ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Pipes Turbos Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.5 °C

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Sunday, 16 February 2020, 16:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SW 0
Wind State cross-
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Pipes Turbos in Los Angeles County is a reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Localism.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Palos Verdes Estates, 4 km from Pipes Turbos.

IS AT (local time)

Pipes Turbos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rancho Palos Verdes, 5 km from Pipes Turbos.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Pipes Turbos

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro, CA, 12 miles from Pipes Turbos.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 13 14 13 13

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Overall Pipes Turbos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February


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

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Pipes Turbos Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Pipes Turbos:

  • Closest tide station
    Palos Verdes Estates
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Rancho Palos Verdes
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    King Harbor, Santa Monica Bay
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Manhattan Beach
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pipes Turbos is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pipes Turbos is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 47 km (29 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Pipes Turbos and is 53 km (33 miles) away.
Pipes Turbos break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pipes Turbos, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Pipes Turbos sea temperature, Pipes Turbos photographs, Pipes Turbos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pipes Turbos webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Pipes Turbos 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 Pipes Turbos.