San Onofre - Trails ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.7
Accommodation: 2.5

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San Onofre – Trails Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Orange County, USA)

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San Onofre - Trails Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 06:13 Local time

Saturday 18
2AM 5AM 8AM 11AM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
SSE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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San Onofre - Trails in Orange County is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rips, rocks, crowds and sharks.

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For San Clemente, California, 8 km from San Onofre - Trails.

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Air temperature
12 °C

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Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 67 miles from San Onofre - Trails.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
Dominant period (s) 16 17 17 16

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to San Onofre - Trails:

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Closest break San Onofre 1 mi
Second closest break Church 1 mi
Third closest break Trestles (Lowers) 2 mi
Fourth closest break Trestles (Uppers) 2 mi
Fifth closest break Cottons Point 3 mi

Wave buoys nearest to San Onofre - Trails:

Closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 67 mi
Second closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 91 mi
Third closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 132 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 145 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 154 mi

Tide stations nearest to San Onofre - Trails:

Closest tide station San Clemente 5 mi
Second closest tide station Dana Point 11 mi
Third closest tide station Laguna Niguel 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Oceanside 16 mi
Fifth closest tide station Laguna Beach 18 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to San Onofre - Trails:

Closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 58 mi
Second closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 66 mi
Third closest ski area Mountain High resort (United States) 70 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 71 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sunrise Ski Area (United States) 71 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to San Onofre - Trails:

Closest city location San Clemente (United States) 6 mi
Second closest city location Dana Point (United States) 11 mi
Third closest city location San Juan Capistrano (United States) 11 mi
Fourth closest city location Laguna Niguel (United States) 14 mi
Fifth closest city location Oceanside (United States) 16 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Trails - San Onofre State Beach is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Trails - San Onofre State Beach is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV) in USA, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA is 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Trails - San Onofre State Beach and is 67 km (42 miles) away.
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