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Little Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Little Point Surf Guide

Little Point in San Diego County is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's often crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Little Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reefReef and pointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Point occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Little Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in November while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Little Point Location Map

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

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Little Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 October 2021, 12:52 Local Time
Sunday 17
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m)
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 14
Wind (km/h)
15
15
10
10
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Swell History at Little Point

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

Wind History at Little Point

Wind stats for Little Point, 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  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Little Point: