What You Can Expect to Find at Torrance Beach:

Beautiful day at Torrance Beach.Torrance Beach is the local’s hidden gem. This 1.5 mile stretch of beach has soft, sandy shores, beautiful views, and fun waves. However, its biggest perk is that it’s often uncrowded – perfect for beginners and families.


Sandwiched between Redondo Beach and Rat Beach (short for ‘Right after Torrance’), Torrance Beach is known to be mellower than the surrounding beaches. Parking lots and paved ramps to the sand provide easy access to the beach. It also has volleyball nets, bathrooms, and a stunning view of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.


What Makes Torrance Beach Great for Beginners?

Lifeguard Tower at Torrance BeachTorrance Beach is ideal for beginners because of its gentle waves. Many people learn here as the sandy shores, small waves, and uncrowded line-up make it easy for people of all skill levels to catch waves. The the vibe in the water is pretty welcoming and novices do not need to feel intimidated.


Families love this beach because of its quiet and family-friendly atmosphere. Additionally, the flat shores provide shallow whitewater that’s perfect for children who want to ride waves where they can still touch the ground.


When is the Best Time to Go?

Torrance can become almost completely flat in the summer. However, even without waves it is still great for summer beach days! This beach has better waves during windswell or in the winter. Check the surf report if you are hoping to catch some waves in the summer or perhaps plan to go in the fall or winter.

This beach has better waves during windswell or in the winter.


Who Surfs in Torrance Beach:

Locals are the typical surfers here as this beach is not quite as popular as its bigger neighbors such as Redondo or Santa Monica. Expect to see surfers of all skill levels with varying board sizes.


Ready to Hang Ten?!

Let’s get out there! 😎 Book a lesson in Torrance or at any of our other awesome beach locations. One of our fantastic instructors will meet you at the beach with all the gear necessary. They’ll have you catching waves in no time! See you soon!