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Ponto ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Ponto Spot ID

Nice Fall swell..., Ponto photo


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Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 08:44 Local time
Wednesday 07
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 0
SW 15
WSW 25
W 15
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Ponto in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include Pollution,.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carlsbad, 3 km from Ponto.

IS AT (local time)

Ponto Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oceanside, 2 km from Ponto.


Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Ponto

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 61 miles from Ponto.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 15 14 15 16

All wavebuoys around Ponto

Overall Ponto Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Ponto Location Maps

Ponto Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ponto:

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Wave buoys nearest to Ponto:

Tide stations nearest to Ponto:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Solana Beach
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    San Clemente
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    La Jolla, Scripps Pier
    22 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Ponto:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    73 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    75 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Big Bear Mountain (United States)
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Bear Mountain (United States)
    85 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Ponto:

  • Closest city location
    Carlsbad (United States)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Oceanside (United States)
    2 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Vista (United States)
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Encinitas (United States)
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    San Marcos (United States)
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Ponto is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ponto is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Ponto and is 73 km (45 miles) away.
Ponto break location map and break info

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