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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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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 15:27 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
W 30
W 40
W 40
Wind State cross-

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Linda Mar in San Mateo is a beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of - 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 Pedro Point Pacifica wx, 1 km from Linda Mar.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
12.7 °C

Current weather near Linda Mar

Overall Linda Mar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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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.