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If you are a dedicated surfer in California, Los Angeles is a must-surf destination. Malibu Beach has a long stretch of south-facing coast, with powerful swell. Surfer Magazine says it is primarily a summer and fall break. The premier surf spots include Surfrider Beach, Zuma and Big and Little Dume.