THE SEAVIEW INN, EL PORTO, 42nd-45th St.
Easton Gym El Porto Surf Cam and Report
El Porto is a seaside community located in the South Bay area of the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan footprint. The beach itself is protected as part of the State of California State Parks system, and is located between Manhattan Beach and Dockweiler. The beach and community get their name from a mix of Portuguese and Spanish, being loosely translated as “The Port”. The beach provides a range of amenities for visitors, including a bike trail adjoining the beach with roller skate and bicycle rentals conveniently located. Metered parking, volleyball courts, and restrooms add to the experience.
El Porto has long been a popular surfing destination for Southern California locals and travelers alike. Variable conditions are a hallmark of this beach break, with waves breaking to the left or right as winds and currents affect swells. One of the unique features of the El Porto break is that just offshore, a deepwater canyon and inshore sandbars both combine to help to push swells higher than in neighboring breaks. Therefore El Porto tends to be consistent, even when other beaches along California’s coast are reporting flat conditions. It is not uncommon to find overhead waves here, which helps cement the break as one of the surfing community’s favorite spots.
California surfers and people all over the world have come to know Swell Magnet for our live, streaming El Porto surf cam and detailed, up-to-the-minute surf reports. Our high definition cam at this break is positioned at the Easton Gym, giving viewers an incredible view of current conditions. At a glance, surfers can check on wave heights and weather at their favorite breaks along Calfornia’s coast as well as in many other locations in North and South America. Swell Magnet was founded and is operated by a team of passionate surfers. In addition to our HD surf cams, we prepare live surf reports so that surfers and watersports enthusiasts can see how their favorite breaks are performing. Water temperature, wave height and period, wave direction, and prevailing currents are all part of the information in our detailed Easton Gym El Porto surf cam and reports.