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Moonstone ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.6

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Moonstone Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.2 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 20:04 Local time
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 7 10 8 9
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
NW 15
NW 15
Wind State cross-

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Moonstone in San Luis Obispo is a beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cambria, 3 km from Moonstone.

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Moonstone Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Paso Robles, 23 km from Moonstone.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Moonstone

Buoy Data:

At Diablo Canyon, CA, 29 miles from Moonstone.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 11 13 11 12

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Overall Moonstone Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to Moonstone:


  • The closest passenger airport to Moonstone is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Moonstone is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in USA, 184 km (114 miles) away.
  • Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA is 187 km (116 miles) away.
  • Castle (Merced) Airport (MER), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Moonstone and is 207 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Moonstone, CAL - San Luis Obispo. Use the tab navigation above to view Moonstone sea temperature, Moonstone photographs, Moonstone detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Moonstone webcams, current wind from CAL - San Luis Obispo live weather stations and Moonstone 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 Moonstone.