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Pitas Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.3

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Pitas Point Surf Guide

Pitas Point in Ventura is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. Both right (best) and left reef breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Pitas Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pitas Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pitas Point occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pitas Point 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 14% of the time in January while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 64% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
64%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pitas Point Location Map

Interactive Pitas Point 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 Pitas Point is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pitas Point is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 96 km (60 miles) away.

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Pitas Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:31 Local Time
Thursday 15
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 16 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 0
SE 10
SW 15
SW 15
SW
Wind State glass on on on

Swell History at Pitas Point

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

Wind History at Pitas Point

Wind stats for Pitas Point, 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 Pitas Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pitas Point: