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Imperial Pier (North and South) break guidePhoto by: Amanda Barnett Rimmer

Imperial Pier (North and South) Surf Guide

Imperial Pier (North and South) in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rips and pollution.

Imperial Pier (North and South) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent18.5°C

Surfing Imperial Pier (North and South):

The best conditions reported for surf at Imperial Pier (North and South) occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Imperial Pier (North and South) sea temperature, Imperial Pier (North and South) photographs, Imperial Pier (North and South) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Imperial Pier (North and South) webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Imperial Pier (North and South) 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 Imperial Pier (North and South)


Imperial Pier (North and South) Surf:

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 16:08 Local time
Wednesday 03
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
Period (s) 14 19 19 19
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
W 10
WSW 5
WSW
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Tide Times:

At Imperial Beach, California (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Imperial Pier (North and South) Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At BUOY-TIXC1, 0 km from Imperial Pier (North and South).

light winds from the SW

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Air temperature
22.7 °C

Current weather near Imperial Pier (North and South)

Overall Imperial Pier (North and South) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Surf stats for Imperial Pier (North and South): see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Imperial Pier (North and South): see the variation in direction and stength by month.


Morning Pierside, Imperial Pier (North and South) photo

Imperial Pier (North and South)

Photo credit: Amanda Barnett Rimmer

Still Standing, Imperial Pier (North and South) photo

Imperial Pier (North and South)

Photo credit: Amanda Barnett Rimmer

Man Down, Imperial Pier (North and South) photo

Imperial Pier (North and South)

Photo credit: Amanda Barnett Rimmer

Saturday morning, Imperial Pier (North and South) photo

Imperial Pier (North and South)

Photo credit: Amanda Barnett Rimmer


Imperial Pier (North and South) Location Maps

Imperial Pier (North and South) Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - San Diego County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Imperial Pier (North and South)

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Imperial Pier (North and South):

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Wave buoys nearest to Imperial Pier (North and South):

Tide stations nearest to Imperial Pier (North and South):

  • Closest tide station
    Imperial Beach
    0 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Chula Vista
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    National City, San Diego Bay
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Tijuana
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Point Loma
    8 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Imperial Pier (North and South) is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Imperial Pier (North and South) is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 16 km (10 miles) away.
  • Third is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA is 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Imperial Pier (North and South) and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
Imperial Pier (North and South) break location map and break info