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Pacific Beach Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.5

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Pacific Beach Point Surf Guide

Pacific Beach Point in San Diego County is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break. It's often crowded here. Take care of .

Pacific Beach Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pacific Beach Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pacific Beach Point 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 50% of the time in January while 35% 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
50%
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
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pacific Beach Point Location Map

Interactive Pacific Beach 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 Pacific Beach Point is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pacific Beach Point is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY), also in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away.

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Pacific Beach Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 15:27 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 cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Pacific Beach Point

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

Wind History at Pacific Beach Point

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

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