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Hennemans ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Hennemans Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 17:30 Local time
Tuesday 17
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 11 11 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
WNW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-

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Hennemans in San Diego County is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for - Rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Crown Point, Mission Bay, California, 5 km from Hennemans.

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Hennemans Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tourmaline San Diego wx, 1 km from Hennemans.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
22.3 °C

Current weather near Hennemans

Buoy Data:

At SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA, 4 miles from Hennemans.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 6

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Overall Hennemans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Hennemans is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hennemans is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away.
  • Third is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Hennemans and is 111 km (69 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hennemans, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Hennemans sea temperature, Hennemans photographs, Hennemans detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hennemans webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Hennemans 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 Hennemans.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.