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Swamis ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Swamis Spot ID

Swamis photo


Photo credit: jim grant

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Friday, 27 November 2015, 03:48 Local time
Friday 27
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 5 7 6 10
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
ESE 15
E 15
Wind State off off off cross-

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Swamis in San Diego County is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A reef breaks right. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Carlsbad, 9 km from Swamis.

IS AT (local time)

Swamis Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Leucadia, 3 km from Swamis.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Swamis

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 58 miles from Swamis.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

All wavebuoys around Swamis

Overall Swamis Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Also see Swamis surf quality by season and Swamis surf quality by month.

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Swamis Location Maps

Swamis Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Swamis:

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Wave buoys nearest to Swamis:

Tide stations nearest to Swamis:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Solana Beach
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    La Jolla, Scripps Pier
    15 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Crown Point, Mission Bay
    21 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Swamis:

  • Closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    80 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    81 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Big Bear Mountain (United States)
    83 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    83 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Bear Mountain (United States)
    89 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Swamis:

  • Closest city location
    Encinitas (United States)
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Carlsbad (United States)
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Oceanside (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Vista (United States)
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    San Marcos (United States)
    10 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Swamis is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Swamis is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Swamis and is 84 km (52 miles) away.
Swamis break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Swamis, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Swamis sea temperature, Swamis photographs, Swamis detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Swamis webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Swamis 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 Swamis.