La Jolla Shores ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

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La Jolla Shores Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(San Diego County, USA)

Backward, La Jolla Shores photo

Photo credit: Amanda Barnett Rimmer

La Jolla Shores Spot ID:

Type: beach


Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 10:37 Local time

Sunday 19
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 13 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 15
W 25
W 15
Wind State on cross-

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La Jolla Shores in San Diego Countyis a beach break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Localism.

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Tide Times:

For La Jolla, Scripps Pier, California, 1 km from La Jolla Shores.

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La Jolla Shores Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LJAC1, 1 km from La Jolla Shores.


Air temperature
15.4 °C

Current weather near La Jolla Shores

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 52 miles from La Jolla Shores.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall La Jolla Shores Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Jolla Shores:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break North Scripps 1 mi
Second closest break La Jolla Cove 1 mi
Third closest break Scripps Pier 1 mi
Fourth closest break Horseshoe 2 mi
Fifth closest break Big Rock 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Jolla Shores:

Closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 52 mi
Second closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 121 mi
Third closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 135 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 177 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 179 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Jolla Shores:

Closest tide station La Jolla, Scripps Pier 1 mi
Second closest tide station Crown Point, Mission Bay 6 mi
Third closest tide station Quivira Basin, Mission Bay 7 mi
Fourth closest tide station Solana Beach 9 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Diego 11 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Jolla Shores:

Closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 94 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 96 mi
Third closest ski area Big Bear Mountain (United States) 97 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 97 mi
Fifth closest ski area Bear Mountain (United States) 103 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Jolla Shores:

Closest city location San Diego (United States) 6 mi
Second closest city location Encinitas (United States) 12 mi
Third closest city location La Mesa (United States) 15 mi
Fourth closest city location Poway (United States) 15 mi
Fifth closest city location National City (United States) 16 mi
La Jolla Shores break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Jolla Shores, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view La Jolla Shores sea temperature, La Jolla Shores photographs, La Jolla Shores detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Jolla Shores webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and La Jolla Shores 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 La Jolla Shores.


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