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Lovers Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Lovers Point Surf Guide

Lovers Point in Monterey is a reasonably exposed point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.There is a left hand point break here. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Lovers Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lovers Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lovers Point occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lovers Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in December while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lovers Point Location Map

Interactive Lovers 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 Lovers Point is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 81 km (50 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lovers Point is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Lovers Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 22:37 Local Time
SatSun
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 2.1
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.4
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 5
NW 15
NNW 10
NNW
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on
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Swell History at Lovers Point

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

Wind History at Lovers Point

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

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