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Fletcher Cove Park Surf Guide

Pillbox and Fletcher Cove Park in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Often Crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Fletcher Cove Park Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fletcher Cove Park:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fletcher Cove Park occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fletcher Cove Park (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fletcher Cove Park with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in November while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fletcher Cove Park Location Map

Interactive Fletcher Cove Park 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 Fletcher Cove Park is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fletcher Cove Park is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away.

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Fletcher Cove Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 3 December 2022, 17:40 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 18 18 18
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Fletcher Cove Park

Surf stats for Fletcher Cove Park, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fletcher Cove Park

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

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