Santa Monica Pier
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 8 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Fri, October 24 09:11 am
Swell Conditions:

1+ feet with a dominant SSW long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

0.9ft. 16.4 seconds 209 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

0.4ft. 6.4 seconds 269 degrees (W)


5.94 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

68°F and Clear with Glassy-side-onshore (WSW) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:12 am Sunrise: 6:33 am | Sunset: 6:42 pm Last Light: 7:03 pm
Tides: 03:30 am (1.54ft) 09:43 am (5.94ft) 04:31 pm (0ft) 10:44 pm (4.33ft)

North Los Angeles County
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday starts off a little slow but building WNW-NW swell (285-300) will fill in and add more size to the afternoon. Smaller S-SW energy (180-220) will also be on the rise in the background and will help to add some better shape and more consistency to the combo spots. Biggest waves arrive near sundown.
view North Los Angeles County 5-day surf forecast

Santa Monica Pier
Weather Forecast

Sunny, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight. view 7-day weather forecast

Santa Monica Pier Spot Details

fair to fair+
Mostly by non-surfing tourists
summer and fall
sand with random crap dropped from the pier
Best Swell Direction:
SW (210-220) and W-WNW (260-280)
Best Wind Direction:
NE-N Santa Ana winds
Best Tide:
lower tides

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