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Sewers Surf Guide

Sewers in San Luis Obispo is a sheltered reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Sewers Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sewers:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sewers 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 48% of the time in January while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sewers Location Map

Interactive Sewers 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 Sewers is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sewers is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 146 km (91 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sewers Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 2 December 2022, 19:26 Local Time
FriSat
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m)
1.4
NW
1.4
NW
1.1
NW
1
NW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
15
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Sewers

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

Wind History at Sewers

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Sewers. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Sewers: