Santa Monica Pier
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 16 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Mon, October 20 03:49 pm
Swell Conditions:

0+ feet with a dominant SW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:


Secondary Swell:

1.3ft. 4.9 seconds 259 degrees (W)


1.78 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

72°F and Clear with Variable-side-onshore (WSW) winds at 4 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:13 am Sunrise: 6:34 am | Sunset: 6:43 pm Last Light: 7:04 pm
Tides: 01:47 am (1.02ft) 08:07 am (5.15ft) 02:19 pm (1.12ft) 08:16 pm (4.66ft)

North Los Angeles County
Surf Forecast Overview

The new WNW-NW swell (280-300) will hold strong into Monday morning before starting to slowly back down as we move into the late afternoon. Look for solid sizes to stick around the better exposed spots throughout the day. Smaller SSW-SW swell (190-220) will hold in the background.
view North Los Angeles County 5-day surf forecast

Santa Monica Pier
Weather Forecast

Mostly Sunny
This Afternoon:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable 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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