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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 Surf Guide

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.

Pedro Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
11.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pedro Point:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pedro 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 44% of the time in December while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pedro Point Location Map

Interactive Pedro 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 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.

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Pedro Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 04:32 Local Time
Sunday 17
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 2.1
W
1.5
W
1.4
W
1.3
W
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 10
NE 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Pedro Point

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

Wind History at Pedro Point

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

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    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
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