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San Carpoforo Creek ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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San Carpoforo Creek Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.0 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 15:21 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 10 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
WSW 5
WNW 5
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San Carpoforo Creek in San Luis Obispo is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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San Carpoforo Creek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Leimert Estates Cambria wx, 30 km from San Carpoforo Creek.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
17.9 °C

Current weather near San Carpoforo Creek

Buoy Data:

At Cape San Martin Buoy, 31 miles from San Carpoforo Creek.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
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Dominant period (s) 9 10 9 9

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Overall San Carpoforo Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to San Carpoforo Creek is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 134 km (83 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Carpoforo Creek is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Third is Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in USA, 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA is 186 km (116 miles) away.
  • Castle (Merced) Airport (MER), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to San Carpoforo Creek and is 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Carpoforo Creek, CAL - San Luis Obispo. Use the tab navigation above to view San Carpoforo Creek sea temperature, San Carpoforo Creek photographs, San Carpoforo Creek detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Carpoforo Creek webcams, current wind from CAL - San Luis Obispo live weather stations and San Carpoforo Creek 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 Carpoforo Creek.