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Point Dume Little Dume ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 1.7
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 2.3

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Point Dume Little Dume break guidePhoto by: Stephen J. Friedman, MD

Point Dume Little Dume Surf Guide

Point Dume Little Dume in Los Angeles County is a point break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Private beach - Localism.

Point Dume Little Dume Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point Dume Little Dume:

The best conditions reported for surf at Point Dume Little Dume occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Point Dume Little Dume with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in September while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Point Dume Little Dume Location Map

Interactive Point Dume Little Dume 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 Point Dume Little Dume is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Point Dume Little Dume is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Point Dume Little Dume Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 May 2021, 15:50 Local Time
Thursday 06
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
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0.4
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Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 5
SW 5
SE
Wind State on on on cross

Swell History at Point Dume Little Dume

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

Wind History at Point Dume Little Dume

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

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