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Rincon - Indicator Surf Guide

Rincon Point in Ventura is a fairly exposed point break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks, locals and sharks.

Rincon - Indicator Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rincon - Indicator:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Rincon - Indicator (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rincon - Indicator 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 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% 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
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rincon - Indicator Location Map

Interactive Rincon - Indicator 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 Rincon - Indicator is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rincon - Indicator is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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Rincon - Indicator Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 19:56 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m)
0.8
W
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
W
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h)
5
0
0
5
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Swell History at Rincon - Indicator

Surf stats for Rincon - Indicator, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Rincon - Indicator

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

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