72nd Place in Orange County in Southern California is an inconsistent beachbreak that works best on Southwest, South, and Northwest swells. Waves break both left and right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides. 72nd Place can produce decent surf within the range of about 1 foot to 6 feet.
Northeasterly winds at 72nd Place tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
The seabed here is mostly sand. Summer is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for 72nd Place
|Swell Direction||SW, S, NW|
|Ideal Surf Height||1ft to 6ft|
Surf Reports & Forecasts for 72nd Place
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Check out these surf reports for 72nd Place. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.