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San Augustine ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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San Augustine Surf Guide

San Augustine in Santa Barbara is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips, rocks, private, locals and sharks.

San Augustine Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Augustine:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Augustine occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing San Augustine with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in February while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Augustine Location Map

Interactive San Augustine 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 San Augustine is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Augustine is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 118 km (73 miles) away.

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San Augustine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 21:57 Local Time
TueWed
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 2.2
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.8
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 30
NNW 20
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at San Augustine

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

Wind History at San Augustine

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To San Augustine: