uk es it fr pt nl
Rat Shit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Rat Shit Surf Guide

Rat Shit in LA County is a reasonably exposed reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Rat Shit Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rat Shit:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rat Shit occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rat Shit 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 8% of the time in January while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Rat Shit Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 September 2020, 17:30 Local Time
SatSun
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 5
SW 5
SSE 5
SE
Wind State cross glass cross-
off
off

Swell History at Rat Shit

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

Wind History at Rat Shit

Wind stats for Rat Shit, 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 Rat Shit. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Rat Shit: