Camp Pendelton Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C
Camp Pendelton in San Diego Countyis a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle 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.
For Oceanside, 3 km from Camp Pendelton.
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At Oceanside, 1 km from Camp Pendelton.
At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 62 miles from Camp Pendelton.
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Overall Camp Pendelton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- 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.
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.