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Oceanside Harbor ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.9
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 3.9

Overall: 4.0

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Oceanside Harbor break guidePhoto by: John Lemieux

Oceanside Harbor Surf Guide

Oceanside Harbor in San Diego County is an exposed beach/Jetty break that is often working and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, obstacles, private, locals, pollution and sharks.

Oceanside Harbor Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Oceanside Harbor:

The best conditions reported for surf at Oceanside Harbor occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:
California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Oceanside Harbor sea temperature, Oceanside Harbor photographs, Oceanside Harbor detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Oceanside Harbor webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Oceanside Harbor 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 Oceanside Harbor

Oceanside Harbor Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 14:34 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
WNW 15
WNW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Tide Times:

For Oceanside, 8 km from Oceanside Harbor.

IS AT (local time)

Oceanside Harbor Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oceanside, 7 km from Oceanside Harbor.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Oceanside Harbor

Overall Oceanside Harbor Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Oceanside Harbor: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Oceanside Harbor: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

pacsun, Oceanside Harbor photo

Oceanside Harbor

Photo credit: susan owens

Great surf day!, Oceanside Harbor photo

Oceanside Harbor

Photo credit: susan owens

surfing and sailing, Oceanside Harbor photo

Oceanside Harbor

Photo credit: susan owens

Surfing Under a Lunar Eclipse, Oceanside Harbor photo

Oceanside Harbor

Photo credit: John Lemieux

Oceanside Harbor Location Maps

Oceanside Harbor 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 Oceanside Harbor

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Oceanside Harbor:

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Wave buoys nearest to Oceanside Harbor:

Tide stations nearest to Oceanside Harbor:

  • Closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    San Clemente
    15 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Solana Beach
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Dana Point
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Oceanside Harbor is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Oceanside Harbor is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Oceanside Harbor and is 65 km (40 miles) away.
Oceanside Harbor break location map and break info