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Hennemans ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Hennemans Surf Guide

Hennemans in San Diego County is a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for - Rocks.

Hennemans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hennemans:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hennemans occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hennemans with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in January while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
52%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Hennemans 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 Hennemans is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hennemans is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away.

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Hennemans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 15:27 Local Time
Saturday 06
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
WNW 10
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Hennemans

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

Wind History at Hennemans

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

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