uk es it fr pt nl
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

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

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

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

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:

What's the best time of year to surf Camp Pendleton (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Camp Pendleton with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in July while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Camp Pendleton Location Map

Interactive Camp Pendleton surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. 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.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Camp Pendleton Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 16:15 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
Period (s) 8 8 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
NE 15
NNW 10
N
Wind State off cross-
on
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Camp Pendleton

Surf stats for Camp Pendleton, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Camp Pendleton

Wind stats for Camp Pendleton, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Camp Pendleton Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.7
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
  • ...

See all 18 ratings


Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
Icon avatar
MC from United States
“When Pendleton is good it's really good!”

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Camp Pendleton. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Camp Pendleton: