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64th Place Surf Guide

64th Place in LA County is a sheltered beach and reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks, locals and pollution.

64th Place Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 64th Place:

The best conditions reported for surf at 64th Place occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 64th Place (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing 64th Place 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 0% of the time in January while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 97% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive 64th Place 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 64th Place is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 64th Place is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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64th Place Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 04:46 Local Time
Saturday 01
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at 64th Place

Surf stats for 64th Place, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 64th Place

Wind stats for 64th Place, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

64th Place Reviews:

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Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s54.6
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s22.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s55.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.3
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wavesinLB from United States
“This is not a surf spot. There are no waves here since the entire bay is protected by a 2.2 mile long breakwater.”

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