Manhattan Beach and Pier Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Manhattan Beach and Pier in Los Angeles County in Southern California is a consistent 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. Manhattan Beach and Pier can produce decent surf within the range of about 1 foot to 8 feet.

Easterly winds at Manhattan Beach and Pier 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 Manhattan Beach and Pier

Swell DirectionSW, S, NW
Wind DirectionE
Ideal Surf Height1ft to 8ft

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Manhattan Beach and Pier

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Check out these surf reports for Manhattan Beach and Pier. 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.

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