Zuma Beach, Malibu, CA

30050 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265

Zuma Beach

Surf Location: Easily visible from Highway 1 Best Swell Direction: South, Southwest, West Best Tide: Medium Best Wind Direction: East Best Surf Season: Spring, Summer, Fall Wave Quality: Mainly lefts, Zuma can get really powerful and gnarly as the size increases. At the south end of the beach is a spot called Drainpipes that is one of the heaviest surf spots in Southern California. The Surfers: Roomy but can get crowded Boards: Shortboard, mini-gun, bodyboard Paddle Out: Moderate Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Bottom: Sand Watch Out For: Riptide/undertow, occasional sharks near Westwards and Pointe Dume Deepwater Canyon Water Condition: Moderately clean