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Staircase Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Staircase Beach Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:45 Local time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
S 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Staircase Beach in Ventura is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Deer Creek (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Staircase Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Malibu, 2 km from Staircase Beach.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Staircase Beach

Overall Staircase Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March


Surf stats for Staircase Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Staircase Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Staircase Beach Location Maps

Staircase Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Staircase Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Staircase Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Staircase Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Mugu Lagoon (ocean pier)
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    13 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Port Hueneme
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Oxnard Shores
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Staircase Beach is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Staircase Beach is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Staircase Beach and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
Staircase Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Staircase Beach, CAL - Ventura. Use the tab navigation above to view Staircase Beach sea temperature, Staircase Beach photographs, Staircase Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Staircase Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Ventura live weather stations and Staircase 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 Staircase Beach.