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Camp Pendleton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Camp Pendleton Spot ID

Camp Pendleton north end photo

Camp Pendleton

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.2 °C

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Monday, 15 October 2018, 05:16 Local time
Monday 15
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 25
S 25
SSW 20
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Camp Pendleton in Virginia is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lake Rudee, south end, Virginia, 6 km from Camp Pendleton.

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Camp Pendleton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Virginia Beach, 4 km from Camp Pendleton.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Camp Pendleton

Buoy Data:

At Cape Henry, VA, 16 miles from Camp Pendleton.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 7 7 3 3

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Overall Camp Pendleton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Camp Pendleton Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Camp Pendleton:


  • The closest passenger airport to Camp Pendleton is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Camp Pendleton is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Camp Pendleton and is 60 km (37 miles) away.
Camp Pendleton break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Camp Pendleton, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view Camp Pendleton sea temperature, Camp Pendleton photographs, Camp Pendleton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Camp Pendleton webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and Camp Pendleton 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 Pendleton.