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Camp Pendleton ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Camp Pendleton Surf Guide

Camp Pendleton in Virginia is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Camp Pendleton Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent25.6°C

Surfing Camp Pendleton:

The best conditions reported for surf at Camp Pendleton occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Camp Pendleton sea temperature, Camp Pendleton photographs, Camp Pendleton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Camp Pendleton webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and Camp Pendleton 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 Camp Pendleton

Camp Pendleton Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 04:17 Local time
Tuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
SW 10
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Lake Rudee, south end, Virginia, 6 km from Camp Pendleton.

IS AT (local time)

Camp Pendleton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Virginia Beach, 4 km from Camp Pendleton.


Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Camp Pendleton

Buoy Data:

At Cape Henry, VA, 16 miles from Camp Pendleton.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) -

All wavebuoys around Camp Pendleton

Overall Camp Pendleton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for Camp Pendleton: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Camp Pendleton: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Camp Pendleton north end photo

Camp Pendleton

Photo credit: Bryce

Camp Pendleton Location Maps

Camp Pendleton Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Virginia surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Camp Pendleton

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Camp Pendleton:

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Wave buoys nearest to Camp Pendleton:

Tide stations nearest to Camp Pendleton:

  • Closest tide station
    Lake Rudee, south end
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Rudee Heights, Lake Wesley
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Rudee Inlet entrance
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Inside channel, Rudee Inlet
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Virginia Beach
    5 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Camp Pendleton is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Camp Pendleton is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Camp Pendleton and is 60 km (37 miles) away.
Camp Pendleton break location map and break info