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Mission Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.5

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Mission Beach Spot ID

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Mission Beach

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Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 04:45 Local time
Tuesday 19
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SW 10
Wind State cross-
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Mission Beach in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is falling. It's often crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Crown Point, Mission Bay, California, 2 km from Mission Beach.

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Mission Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Mission Beach, 0 km from Mission Beach.


Air temperature
6 °C

Current weather near Mission Beach

Buoy Data:

At SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA, 6 miles from Mission Beach.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 8 8 7 7

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Overall Mission Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mission Beach is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mission Beach is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA, 10 km (6 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 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Mission Beach and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mission Beach, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Mission Beach sea temperature, Mission Beach photographs, Mission Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mission Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Mission Beach 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 Mission Beach.