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Leucadia Surf Guide

Leucadia in San Diego County is a sandbar break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Leucadia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Leucadia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Leucadia 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 Leucadia (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Leucadia 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 Leucadia Location Map

Interactive Leucadia 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 Leucadia is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Leucadia is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Leucadia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 02:20 Local Time
Saturday 01
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
0
5
5
10
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Swell History at Leucadia

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

Wind History at Leucadia

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

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