San Simeon Creek Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C
San Simeon Creek in San Luis Obispo is an exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks and sharks.
For Cambria, 5 km from San Simeon Creek.
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At Cambria, 6 km from San Simeon Creek.
At Cape San Martin Buoy, 44 miles from San Simeon Creek.
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Overall San Simeon Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- The closest passenger airport to San Simeon Creek is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 108 km (67 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to San Simeon Creek is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 134 km (83 miles) away.
- Third is Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in USA, 183 km (114 miles) away.
- Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA is 188 km (117 miles) away.
- Castle (Merced) Airport (MER), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to San Simeon Creek and is 205 km (127 miles) away.
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