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Sharp Park ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Sharp Park Surf Guide

Sharp Park in San Mateo is an exposed beach/Pier break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Watch out for rocks, locals and sharks.

Sharp Park Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/pierIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
12.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sharp Park:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sharp Park 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 50% of the time in January while 48% 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
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
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 Sharp Park Location Map

Interactive Sharp 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 Sharp Park is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sharp Park is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.

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Sharp Park Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 08:25 Local Time
Thursday 15
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 16 16 17 17
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
W 15
W 15
W
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Swell History at Sharp Park

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

Wind History at Sharp Park

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away

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