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Hogans ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Hogans Surf Guide

Hogans in San Diego County is a reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Take care of - Rocks.

Hogans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hogans:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hogans 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).

Explore Hogans Location Map

Interactive Hogans 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 Hogans is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hogans is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.

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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.
Hogans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 17 April 2021, 21:41 Local Time
SatSun
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
N 5
NW 5
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
glass cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Hogans

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

Wind History at Hogans

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s22.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hogans: