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Point Loma ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Point Loma Spot ID

Winters day, Point Loma photo

Point Loma

Photo credit: Allan Wilson

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 04:12 Local time
Tuesday 15
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 18
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Point Loma in San Diego County is a sheltered beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins and rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Point Loma, California (0 km).

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Point Loma Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At North Island Naval Air Station Airport, 4 km from Point Loma.


Air temperature
17.2 °C

Current weather near Point Loma

Buoy Data:

At Imperial Beach Nearshore Buoy, 8 miles from Point Loma.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 20 18 20 13

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Overall Point Loma Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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

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

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Point Loma Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Point Loma is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Point Loma is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away.
  • Third is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.
  • General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico is 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE), also in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Point Loma and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Point Loma, CAL - San Diego County. Use the tab navigation above to view Point Loma sea temperature, Point Loma photographs, Point Loma detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Point Loma webcams, current wind from CAL - San Diego County live weather stations and Point Loma 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 Point Loma.