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Ocean Beach Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Ocean Beach Pier Spot ID

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Ocean Beach Pier

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Ocean Beach Pier photo

Ocean Beach Pier

Photo credit: Nick Kost

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Sunday, 25 February 2018, 17:48 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 14 14 15 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
SW 10
Wind State cross-
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Ocean Beach Pier in San Diego County is an exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of rips, rocks, obstacles, locals and pollution, dog shit.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Quivira Basin, Mission Bay, California, 3 km from Ocean Beach Pier.

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Ocean Beach Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ocean Beach San Diego wx, 1 km from Ocean Beach Pier.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
15.3 °C

Current weather near Ocean Beach Pier

Overall Ocean Beach Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ocean Beach Pier is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ocean Beach Pier is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away.
  • Third is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ocean Beach Pier and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ocean Beach Pier, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Ocean Beach Pier sea temperature, Ocean Beach Pier photographs, Ocean Beach Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ocean Beach Pier webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Ocean Beach Pier 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 Ocean Beach Pier.