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Camp Pendelton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Camp Pendelton Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 01:49 Local time
Tuesday 03
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Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
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SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
W 10
W 20
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Wind State cross-
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Camp Pendelton in San Diego Countyis a beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of obstacles, private and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Oceanside, 3 km from Camp Pendelton.

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Camp Pendelton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oceanside, 1 km from Camp Pendelton.

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Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Camp Pendelton

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 62 miles from Camp Pendelton.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
1.6
1.5
1.6
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall Camp Pendelton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Camp Pendelton is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Camp Pendelton is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Camp Pendelton and is 67 km (42 miles) away.
Camp Pendelton break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Camp Pendelton, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Camp Pendelton sea temperature, Camp Pendelton photographs, Camp Pendelton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Camp Pendelton webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Camp Pendelton tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Camp Pendelton.


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