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Pescadero ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.3

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Pescadero Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 23:04 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
SE 15
Wind State cross cross-

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Pescadero in San Diego County is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks, cliffs, shallow reef.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Quivira Basin, Mission Bay, California, 4 km from Pescadero.

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Pescadero Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Diego Shelter Island, 4 km from Pescadero.

wind obs. (19 kph from 109 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Pescadero

Buoy Data:

At La Jolla, CA, 9 miles from Pescadero.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 13 14 11 9

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Overall Pescadero Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Pescadero is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pescadero is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 6 km (4 miles) away.
  • Third is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 18 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 Pescadero and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pescadero, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Pescadero sea temperature, Pescadero photographs, Pescadero detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pescadero webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Pescadero 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 Pescadero.