Ocean Beach - Lompoc

 

LOMPOC--Ocean Beach is located near, Lompoc California on the Pacific Ocean. It is a rugged beach that enjoys cool temperatures, breezes and a variety of wildlife.  At the west end of Ocean Avenue, Lompoc. Approx. 13 miles west, make a right turn onto Ocean Park Road. Or to get to the beach where access is permitted, keep going on Ocean Ave. until you cannot go any further, and you are there. Phone: (805) 934-6123


About: Ocean Beach (Surf) is the closest beach to Lompoc. The park section has picnic tables, restrooms, and barbecues. Swimming at Ocean Beach is not recommended due to very dangerous currents, and the absence of lifeguards. If you do choose to go out, please be careful and never go alone. It is good for surf-fishing, taking walks, and whatever else one may choose to do. Access to certain parts of the beach is restricted because of the endangered Snowy Plover.
Learn more about Ocean Beach at the Santa Barbara County Parks site - here
See pictures of warning signs and the beach/ocean - here

 

When visiting Ocean Beach youu'll discover the water is usually fairly cold in addition to the strong currents. Sometimes you'll see tagged or untagged animals such as coyotes wandering around. The are part of the nature's balance in this neck of the beaches.