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San Buenaventura State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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San Buenaventura State Beach Spot ID

Ventura California, San Buenaventura State Beach photo

San Buenaventura State Beach

Photo credit: Yolanda Garcia

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2020, 10:20 Local time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 18 17 17 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
SSW 10
SW 15
Wind State off glass on cross-

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San Buenaventura State Beach in Ventura is a fairly exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Ventura, California (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

San Buenaventura State Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ventura, 2 km from San Buenaventura State Beach.


Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near San Buenaventura State Beach

Overall San Buenaventura State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Surf stats for San Buenaventura State Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for San Buenaventura State Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

San Buenaventura State Beach Location Maps

San Buenaventura State Beach Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to San Buenaventura State Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Oxnard Shores
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Port Hueneme
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Rincon Island
    11 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to San Buenaventura State Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Buenaventura State Beach is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to San Buenaventura State Beach and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
San Buenaventura State Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Buenaventura State Beach, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view San Buenaventura State Beach sea temperature, San Buenaventura State Beach photographs, San Buenaventura State Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Buenaventura State Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and San Buenaventura State Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around San Buenaventura State Beach.