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Salt Creek Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 3.2

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Salt Creek Point Surf Guide

Salt Creek Point in Orange County is a point break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Beware of - Rocks - Localism.

Salt Creek Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Salt Creek Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salt Creek Point 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 Point (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Salt Creek Point 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.
clean
55%
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
4%
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 Point Location Map

Interactive Salt Creek Point 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 Point 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 Point is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away.

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Salt Creek Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 03:20 Local Time
Monday 01
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 5
NE 5
E 5
SSE
Wind State off cross-
off
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Swell History at Salt Creek Point

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

Wind History at Salt Creek Point

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

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