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Stone Steps ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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Stone Steps Spot ID

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Stone Steps

Photo credit: Pam

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 17:21 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
W 10
Wind State on on cross-

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Stone Steps in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Ideal winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carlsbad, 7 km from Stone Steps.

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Stone Steps Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Carlsbad, 2 km from Stone Steps.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Stone Steps

Buoy Data:

At Oceanside Offshore, CA, 10 miles from Stone Steps.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 13

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Overall Stone Steps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Stone Steps is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stone Steps is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Stone Steps and is 81 km (50 miles) away.
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