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Spooners Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Spooners Cove Spot ID

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Spooners Cove

Photo credit: Bob Hand

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Spooners Cove

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Spooners Cove

Photo credit: Bob Hand

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Spooners Cove

Photo credit: Bob Hand

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 19:51 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 21 21 21 20
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 10
NNW 10
NNW 10
Wind State on cross-
on cross-

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Spooners Cove in San Luis Obispo is an exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around mid tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Spooners Cove (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Spooners Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Los Osos, 7 km from Spooners Cove.


Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Spooners Cove

Buoy Data:

At Diablo Canyon, CA, 6 miles from Spooners Cove.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
Dominant period (s) 6 5 6 6

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Overall Spooners Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Spooners Cove: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Spooners Cove: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Spooners Cove is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Spooners Cove is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 145 km (90 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in USA is 197 km (122 miles) away.
  • Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Spooners Cove and is 207 km (129 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Spooners Cove, CAL - San Luis Obispo. Use the tab navigation above to view Spooners Cove sea temperature, Spooners Cove photographs, Spooners Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spooners Cove webcams, current wind from CAL - San Luis Obispo live weather stations and Spooners Cove 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 Spooners Cove.