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Topanga Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Topanga Point break guidePhoto by: Vlad

Topanga Point Surf Guide

Topanga Point in LA County is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks and pollution.

Topanga Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Topanga Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Topanga Point occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Topanga Point 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 57% of the time in January while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
57%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
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 Topanga Point 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 Topanga Point is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Topanga Point is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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Topanga Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 18:32 Local Time
Saturday 05
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.6
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
SW 5
WNW 5
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Swell History at Topanga Point

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Wind History at Topanga Point

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