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Redondo Beach break guidePhoto by: @RedondoSurf Steven Fitzmaurice

Redondo Beach Surf Guide

Redondo Beach in Los Angeles County is a beach break that has very consistent surf. The surf tends to be favoured in the spring. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Redondo Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Redondo Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Redondo Beach occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Redondo Beach 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 49% of the time in January while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Redondo Beach Location Map

Interactive Redondo Beach 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 Redondo Beach is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Redondo Beach is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away.

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Redondo Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 01:20 Local Time
Saturday 01
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
10
5
5
10
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Redondo Beach

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

Wind History at Redondo Beach

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

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