Santa Monica Pier
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 29 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Mon, September 1 12:32 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant SW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.7ft. 14.8 seconds 216 degrees (SW)

Secondary Swell:

0.8ft. 14.6 seconds 248 degrees (WSW)


2.96 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

68°F and Overcast with Glassy-side-onshore (SE) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:28 am Sunrise: 6:49 am | Sunset: 6:58 pm Last Light: 7:19 pm
Tides: 02:34 am (3.18ft) 07:18 am (2.36ft) 02:22 pm (4.89ft) 10:09 pm (1.38ft)

North Los Angeles County
Surf Forecast Overview

The blend of SW swell (210-220) and WNW-NW windswell (285-300) continues on Monday. Neither swell undergoes any significant changes, though the NW windswell component may boost up with some short-period chop late in the day.
view North Los Angeles County 5-day surf forecast

Santa Monica Pier
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Labor Day:
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 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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