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San Elijo State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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San Elijo State Beach Spot ID

San Elijo beach near the cove, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

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Dena Having Fun Summer Sun 2016, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

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October 2017 Turtles, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

Photo credit: Dena Austin Miller

October 2017 Turtles, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

Photo credit: Dena Austin Miller

pretty clean, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

Photo credit: Dena Austin Miller

sad no surf September 2017, San Elijo State Beach photo

San Elijo State Beach

Photo credit: Dena Austin Miller

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 12:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WNW 5
N 5
NNE
Wind State cross-
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Pipes - San Elijo State Beach in San Diego County is an exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Submerged rocks are a hazard.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Solana Beach, 9 km from San Elijo State Beach.

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San Elijo State Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beacon_s Beach Encinitas wx, 1 km from San Elijo State Beach.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
24.2 °C

Current weather near San Elijo State Beach

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 58 miles from San Elijo State Beach.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
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Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 12

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Overall San Elijo State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to San Elijo State Beach is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Elijo State Beach is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to San Elijo State Beach and is 85 km (53 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Elijo State Beach, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view San Elijo State Beach sea temperature, San Elijo State Beach photographs, San Elijo State Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Elijo State Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and San Elijo State Beach 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 San Elijo State Beach.