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Zero ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Surf Report Feed

Zero Surf Guide

Zero in LA County is an exposed point break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Zero Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
15.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Zero:

The best conditions reported for surf at Zero occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Zero with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in October while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 10% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
10%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Zero Location Map

Interactive Zero 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 Zero is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Zero is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Zero Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 22:58 Local Time
SunMon
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 15 15 21 21
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NNW 15
N 10
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at Zero

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

Wind History at Zero

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

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