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Trancas Point Surf Guide

Trancas Point in LA County is an exposed point break The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Trancas Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trancas Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Trancas 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 Trancas Point (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Trancas 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.
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).

Explore Trancas Point Location Map

Interactive Trancas 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 Trancas Point is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trancas Point is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Trancas Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 06:28 Local Time
Monday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 15 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-
on cross-

Swell History at Trancas Point

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

Wind History at Trancas Point

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

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