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Sapphire Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Sapphire Street Surf Guide

Sapphire Street in LA County is an exposed beach/Jetty break that does not work very often. The surf tends to be best in the spring. Offshore winds blow from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach breaks are all rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips and pollution.

Sapphire Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/jettyIcon  s22.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
19.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sapphire Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sapphire Street occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sapphire Street 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 50% of the time in January while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sapphire Street Location Map

Interactive Sapphire Street 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 Sapphire Street is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sapphire Street is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away.

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Sapphire Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 September 2020, 15:52 Local Time
SatSun
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 5
SW 5
SSE 5
SE
Wind State cross-
on
glass cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sapphire Street

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

Wind History at Sapphire Street

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

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