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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

Overall: 2.8

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San Onofre - Trails

Photo credit: Nadine Currimjee

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Sunday, 4 October 2015, 21:00 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 10 17
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 10
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State glass cross-

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Trails - San Onofre State Beach 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 east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include .

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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San Onofre - Trails Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente, 6 km from San Onofre - Trails.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near San Onofre - Trails

Buoy Data:

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

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 11 11 11 11

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Overall San Onofre - Trails Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Wave buoys nearest to San Onofre - Trails:

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
    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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