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Latitude: 34° 24.183' N
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us 101 to las positas.Known locally as Hendry's, this beach is located just ten minutes from downtown Santa Barbara. Arroyo Burro Beach is secluded by towering cliffs.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name the pit, arroyo burro
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
normal beach break, with many faces, everyday has a new look to the wave, dont go to the pit unless you know how to surf, if you are learning or you're a barn go to leadbetter
local vibe, mesa crew, the pit mafia think they own the place, but they are all barns.
good spot to go after school/work, saves gas, and is usually surfable.
By Anonymous , 17-04-2010
Da con - One of the only beaches that helped tpl regulate the con back n the day.
By Big Prokamzi , 20-01-2009
Hey! U wanna surf here? - Learn the art of 'ultimate fighting' of kick-boxing in an octagonal cage 1st. Then go take-out the 'Bip' & his pussy-whip loc's; TERMINATOR STYLE!!
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