Topanga State Beach, Malibu, CA

18700 Pacific Coast Hwy Los Angeles, CA 90265

Topanga State Beach - Surfing

Surf Location: Take Highway 1 to Topanga Canyon, park in the lot at the break Best Swell Direction: West, Northwest Best Tide: Medium Best Wind Direction: Light easterly wind Best Surf Season: Fall and Winter Wave Quality: Lengthy and shapely right point break, can hollow out on big days. Not quite as nicely shaped as Malibu just up the way. The Surfers: Can get crowded Boards: Longboard, shortboard Paddle Out: Moderate Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Bottom: Cobblestone Watch Out For: Localism, car thefts, rocks and cobblestone at entry Water Condition: Moderately dirty