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TC's reef break San Pedro, CA, TCs
TCs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.9

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Surf Report Feed

TCs Surf Guide

TCs in Los Angeles County is a reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for urchins, rocks and locals.

TCs Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing TCs:

The best conditions reported for surf at TCs occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing TCs with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in November while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore TCs Location Map

Interactive TCs 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 TCs is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to TCs is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 21 January 2021, 17:12 Local Time
Thursday 21
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.5
WNW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 10
SE 10
SSE 10
SSW
Wind State glass cross cross-
on
on

Swell History at TCs

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

Wind History at TCs

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

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