El Segundo Surf Report

El Segundo Surf Report

If you are going to surf El Segundo (Los Angeles), you need a good reliable El Segundo surf report.  There are a number of California surf reports, both free and paid. Ironically, the best El Segundo surf reports are FREE. Windy.com publishes the newest and most easily understood graphics. Click on the text link under the embed map. If you are just beginning, scroll to the bottom of the page for a link that will take you to our understanding surfing reports page.

Having advanced information at your fingertips can play a big role in the planning of surf opportunities and allows the modern surfer to manage their time efficiently. With surfing conditions in constant change from one day to the next, the insights provided through surf forecasting proves invaluable to the surfer whose days in the water are limited. Time is money… and time is perhaps what you need to have a positive surfing experience. Study so you don’t waste your time. As any surfer will tell you…

New surfers should only concentrate on the three main areas which will provide you with the most valuable and important snippets of information. These bits of information only become valuable to you when you can relate what you see on the screen to what you see on the beach.  Later you can get the more detailed surf reports. El Segundo Surf Report from Windy.com


El Segundo Beach in El Segundo, California

El Segundo /səˈɡʌndoʊ/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. El Segundo, from Spanish, means “The Second”.[8] Located on the Santa Monica Bay, it was incorporated on January 18, 1917, and part of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments. The population was 16,654 at the 2010 census, slightly up from 16,033 at the 2000 census.

El Segundo, California only has a small area of waterfront between its neighbors Manhattan Beach to the south and Playa Del Rey to the north. The entire El Segundo Beach is in front of a huge oil refinery. Tall smoke stacks tower over the area, but high fences and walls help to block views of the rest of the refinery especially if you walk south on the beach from the parking lot.

El Segundo Beach is now open, during normal hours, and can be used for individual or family ocean activities such as surfing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, body surfing and active recreation and exercise including walking and running.  A physical distancing of six feet (or more) is required between individuals, outside of the same household, and face coverings are required when out of the water and around others, except for children under the age 2 and children with breathing problems.

Sunbathing, sitting or lying in the sand, picnicking, chairs, canopies, coolers, biking, group or organized sports (such as volleyball), gatherings, events and fishing are not allowed. The bike path and the parking lot will remain closed at this time. Signage has been placed along the beach entry points.