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Solimar Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 1.4

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Solimar Reef Surf Guide

Solimar Reef in Ventura is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Solimar Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s11.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Solimar Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Solimar Reef 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 Solimar Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Solimar Reef 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 6% of the time in January while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 82% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
82%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Solimar Reef Location Map

Interactive Solimar Reef 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 Solimar Reef is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Solimar Reef is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.

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Solimar Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 11:04 Local Time
Thursday 15
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 16 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 0
SSE 10
SW 15
SW 15
WSW
Wind State glass on on on

Swell History at Solimar Reef

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

Wind History at Solimar Reef

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Solimar Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s21.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Solimar Reef: