Ponto Spot ID
Photo credit: KcK
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C
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,.
For Carlsbad, 2 km from Ponto.
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At Carlsbad, 4 km from Ponto.
At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 60 miles from Ponto.
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Overall Ponto Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Ponto
“Rivermouth / Beachbreak. Closest City Carlsbad, 2nd closest Encinitas. Closest surf break: Grandview. Closest Airport: Palomar Airport Carlsbad”
Joe Ewing from UNITED STATES - 29 Apr 2015
- The closest passenger airport to Ponto is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Ponto is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
- Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
- John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 76 km (47 miles) away.
- General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Ponto and is 76 km (47 miles) away.
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