About Hammonds Reef

Classic righthand cobblestone reefbreak in the wealthy town of Montecito. Occasional lefts. Well-shaped, lined-up wave with a few punchy sections. Holds considerable size and always offers classic rides on a good day. Medium tides with clean W swells work best here. Big S swells also get in, creating a welcome respite to long, flat Santa Barbara summers.

Almost always crowded, reflecting its high consistency. Accessible by walking up from the small Miramar Beach/Eucalyptus Lane parking area.

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Stormrider Guide for Hammonds Reef
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Submerged reef with peaky waves Submerged reef with peaky waves
  • Boulders and Sand Boulders and Sand
  • S - W S - W
  • North Easterly North Easterly
  • 12 2 Swell Range 2 - 12ft

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