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Turtles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Turtles Spot ID

Cardiff Surfer Girl, Turtles photo

Turtles

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Summer in Cardiff Cali, Turtles photo

Turtles

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Summer in Cardiff Cali, Turtles photo

Turtles

Photo credit: Dena Austin Miller

Type: beach

Reliability:

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Sunday, 27 May 2018, 12:36 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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1.0
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0.9
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0.9
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 10
SW 15
WSW 15
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Turtles in San Diego County is a beach break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Often Crowded.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Solana Beach, 4 km from Turtles.

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Turtles Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beacon_s Beach Encinitas wx, 4 km from Turtles.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
16.8 °C

Current weather near Turtles

Buoy Data:

At Torrey Pines Outer, CA, 9 miles from Turtles.

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.5
1.7
1.7
Dominant period (s) 8 8 8 8

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Overall Turtles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Turtles is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Turtles is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Turtles and is 90 km (56 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Turtles, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Turtles sea temperature, Turtles photographs, Turtles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Turtles webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Turtles 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 Turtles.