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Silver Strand break guidePhoto by: jim graves

Silver Strand Surf Guide

Silver Strand in Ventura is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rips and pollution.

Silver Strand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Silver Strand:

The best conditions reported for surf at Silver Strand occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Silver Strand 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 9% of the time in January while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 81% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
81%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Silver Strand Location Map

Interactive Silver Strand 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 Silver Strand is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Silver Strand is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Silver Strand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 17:04 Local Time
TueWed
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m)
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
5
10
10
10
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
off

Swell History at Silver Strand

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

Wind History at Silver Strand

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Silver Strand: