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Terra Mar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 2.9

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Terra Mar Spot ID

Terramar, Terra Mar photo

Terra Mar

Photo credit: Santos "Sal" Garcia

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 00:55 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Terra Mar in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Oceanside, 1 km from Terra Mar.

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Terra Mar Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Oceanside, 1 km from Terra Mar.

wind obs. (14 kph from 74 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Terra Mar

Overall Terra Mar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Terra Mar is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Terra Mar is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA is 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Terra Mar and is 69 km (43 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Terra Mar, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Terra Mar sea temperature, Terra Mar photographs, Terra Mar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Terra Mar webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Terra Mar 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 Terra Mar.