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Pedro Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Pedro Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.6 °C

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Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 18:17 Local time
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 16 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 15
WSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Pedro Point in San Mateo is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. A reef breaks left. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pacifica, 4 km from Pedro Point.

IS AT (local time)

Pedro Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pacifica, 3 km from Pedro Point.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Pedro Point

Buoy Data:

At San Francisco Bar, 14 miles from Pedro Point.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 3.3
Dominant period (s) 17 15 17 17

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Overall Pedro Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Pedro Point: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Pedro Point: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Tide stations nearest to Pedro Point:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Daly City
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Half Moon Bay
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Seaplane Harbor, San Francisco Bay
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pedro Point is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pedro Point is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Pedro Point and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
Pedro Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pedro Point, CAL - San Mateo. Use the tab navigation above to view Pedro Point sea temperature, Pedro Point photographs, Pedro Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pedro Point webcams, current wind from CAL - San Mateo live weather stations and Pedro Point 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 Pedro Point.