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Trestles (Lowers) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.2

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Trestles (Lowers) Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Thursday, 26 May 2016, 21:35 Local time
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
SSE 10
Wind State cross-
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Trestles (Lowers) in San Diego County is an exposed beach and reef break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Left and better right hand reef breaks.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Beware of Urchin and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Clemente, California, 5 km from Trestles (Lowers).

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Trestles (Lowers) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente, 3 km from Trestles (Lowers).

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Trestles (Lowers)

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 67 miles from Trestles (Lowers).

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 8 6 8 8

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Overall Trestles (Lowers) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Trestles (Lowers) is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Trestles (Lowers) is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV) in USA, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA is 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Trestles (Lowers) and is 70 km (43 miles) away.
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