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Del Mar Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.7
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.3

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Del Mar Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Friday, 19 October 2018, 08:52 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 14 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NNE 10
NW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
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Del Mar Beach in Orange County is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Solana Beach, 2 km from Del Mar Beach.

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Del Mar Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At West of I 5 Solana Beach wx, 2 km from Del Mar Beach.

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Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Del Mar Beach

Buoy Data:

At Torrey Pines Outer, CA, 8 miles from Del Mar Beach.

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
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Dominant period (s) 15 15 14 14

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Overall Del Mar Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Del Mar Beach is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Del Mar Beach is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Del Mar Beach and is 93 km (58 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Del Mar Beach, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Del Mar Beach sea temperature, Del Mar Beach photographs, Del Mar Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Del Mar Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Del Mar Beach 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 Del Mar Beach.