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North Torrey Pines ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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North Torrey Pines Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Friday, 16 November 2018, 18:53 Local time
Friday 16
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 0
SSW 10
WSW 10
W 10
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North Torrey Pines in San Diego County is a beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Sometimes crowded.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Solana Beach, 6 km from North Torrey Pines.

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North Torrey Pines Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coastal Del Mar wx, 2 km from North Torrey Pines.


Air temperature
20.6 °C

Current weather near North Torrey Pines

Buoy Data:

At SCRIPPS Nearshore, CA, 4 miles from North Torrey Pines.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 14 13 13 13

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Overall North Torrey Pines Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to North Torrey Pines is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to North Torrey Pines is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to North Torrey Pines and is 100 km (62 miles) away.
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