San Simeon Creek Spot ID
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °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.
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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 August
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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - San Luis Obispo surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of San Simeon Creek
Tide stations nearest to San Simeon Creek:
- Closest tide stationCambria3 mi
- Second closest tide stationSan Simeon4 mi
- Third closest tide stationMorro Beach, Estero Bay20 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationMorro Bay22 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationPort San Luis35 mi
Ski Resorts closest to San Simeon Creek:
- Closest ski areaAlta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)144 mi
- Second closest ski areaChina Peak Mountain Resort (United States)157 mi
- Third closest ski areaBadger Pass Ski Area (United States)165 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaChina Peak (United States)170 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaMammoth Mountain (United States)183 mi
Town and city forecasts close to San Simeon Creek:
- Closest city locationPaso Robles (United States)25 mi
- Second closest city locationAtascadero (United States)27 mi
- Third closest city locationSan Luis Obispo (United States)34 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSoledad (United States)58 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSanta Maria (United States)59 mi
- 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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