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Oceanside Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.3

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Oceanside Pier Spot ID

Southside of Pier facing Carlsbad!, Oceanside Pier photo

Oceanside Pier

Photo credit: Drew

Nice surfing, Oceanside Pier photo

Oceanside Pier

Photo credit: AJ Hu

Nice surfing, Oceanside Pier photo

Oceanside Pier

Photo credit: AJ Hu

Oceanside lifeguard, Oceanside Pier photo

Oceanside Pier

Photo credit: AJ Hu

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 06:57 Local time
Wednesday 17
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
W 10
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Oceanside Pier in San Diego Countyis a beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of .

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Oceanside, 1 km from Oceanside Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Oceanside Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At APRSWXNET Oceanside wx, 2 km from Oceanside Pier.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Oceanside Pier

Buoy Data:

At Camp Pendleton Nearshore, CA, 4 miles from Oceanside Pier.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 15 18 17 15

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Overall Oceanside Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Oceanside Pier Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Oceanside Pier is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Oceanside Pier is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Oceanside Pier and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
Oceanside Pier break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Oceanside Pier, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Oceanside Pier sea temperature, Oceanside Pier photographs, Oceanside Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Oceanside Pier webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Oceanside 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 Oceanside Pier.