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Ocean Beach Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ocean Beach Jetty break guidePhoto by: Nick Kost

Ocean Beach Jetty Surf Guide

Ocean Beach Jetty in San Diego County is an exposed beach/jetty break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Watch out for - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Pollution, rocks, dog shit.

Ocean Beach Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach/jettyIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ocean Beach Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ocean Beach Jetty occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ocean Beach Jetty 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 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% 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
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ocean Beach Jetty Location Map

Interactive Ocean Beach Jetty 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 Ocean Beach Jetty is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ocean Beach Jetty is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away.

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Ocean Beach Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 16:31 Local Time
Saturday 06
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 15
WNW 10
WNW
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Ocean Beach Jetty

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

Wind History at Ocean Beach Jetty

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

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