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Little Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Little Point Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Saturday, 17 August 2019, 13:45 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
W 5
Wind State on cross-
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Little Point in San Diego County is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Jolla, Scripps Pier, California, 4 km from Little Point.

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Little Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SCRIPPS Nearshore- CA, 4 km from Little Point.


Air temperature
18.7 °C

Current weather near Little Point

Buoy Data:

At SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA, 2 miles from Little Point.

  8AM 9AM 10AM 11AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 15 14 13 14

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Overall Little Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Little Point is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Little Point is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Little Point and is 108 km (67 miles) away.
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