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Salt Creek Middles break guidePhoto by: Rachel Powell

Salt Creek Middles Surf Guide

Salt Creek Middles in Orange County is a beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Often Crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism.

Salt Creek Middles Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Salt Creek Middles:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salt Creek Middles occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Salt Creek Middles (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Salt Creek Middles with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in October while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Salt Creek Middles Location Map

Interactive Salt Creek Middles 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 Salt Creek Middles is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Salt Creek Middles is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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Salt Creek Middles Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 03:41 Local Time
Saturday 28
Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass cross-

Swell History at Salt Creek Middles

Surf stats for Salt Creek Middles, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Salt Creek Middles

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

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