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Linda Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 1.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.2

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Linda Mar Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Saturday, 20 January 2018, 07:24 Local time
Saturday 20
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 25
NNW 25
NW 25
Wind State on on on on

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Linda Mar in San Mateois a beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pacifica, 2 km from Linda Mar.

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Linda Mar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Linda Mar Pacifica wx, 1 km from Linda Mar.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
9.4 °C

Current weather near Linda Mar

Buoy Data:

At San Francisco Bar, 15 miles from Linda Mar.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.0
Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 14

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Overall Linda Mar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Linda Mar Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Linda Mar is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Linda Mar is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Linda Mar and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Linda Mar, CAL - San Mateo. Use the tab navigation above to view Linda Mar sea temperature, Linda Mar photographs, Linda Mar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Linda Mar webcams, current wind from CAL - San Mateo live weather stations and Linda Mar 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 Linda Mar.