Bay Street Surf Spot Guide

Bay Street Surf Spot Guide

October 25, 2018


Wave Quality Rating: 3
Type of Wave: Beach break
Direction of Wave: Right & left
Bottom: Sand
Difficulty: Beginners
Crowd Level: Can Get Busy
Hazards: none

Surfed since the 1960s, this is ‘the beach’ in Santa Monica. Small beachbreak waves, best with peaky windswells and low tide. Needs to have holes in the sand bottom, caused by water flow from the creek after rains.
Bay Street in LA County is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of Pollution.

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bay Street: 

Closest break Santa Monica Ocean Park 0 km
Second closest break Santa Monica Samo 20 0 km
Third closest break Rose Avenue 1 km
Fourth closest break Santa Monica Pier 1 km
Fifth closest break

Venice Breakwater

3 km


Wave buoys nearest to Bay Street:

Closest wave buoy Santa Monica Bay, CA 21 km
Second closest wave buoy Long Beach Channel, CA 43 km
Third closest wave buoy San Pedro, CA 45 km
Fourth closest wave buoy San Pedro South, CA 55 km
Fifth closest wave buoy Santa Barbara Island North, CA 58 km


Tide stations nearest to Bay Street:

Closest tide station Santa Monica 1 km
Second closest tide station Marina del Rey 4 km
Third closest tide station El Segundo, Santa Monica Bay 11 km
Fourth closest tide station Las Flores 14 km
Fifth closest tide station Manhattan Beach 15 km


Town and city forecasts close to Bay Street:

Closest city location Santa Monica 2 km
Second closest city location Culver City 9 km
Third closest city location Los Angeles International Airport
10 km
Fourth closest city location Beverly Hills 11 km
Fifth closest city location Inglewood 12 km



The closest passenger airport to Bay Street is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
The second nearest airport to Bay Street is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away.
Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 25 km (16 miles) away.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 37 km (23 miles) away.
Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Bay Street and is 60 km (37 miles) away.

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