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Studio Drive ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 3.0
Eating: 5.0

Overall: 3.7

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Studio Drive Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 18:47 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
N 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-

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Studio Drive/Old Creek in San Luis Obispo is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Morro Beach, Estero Bay, California, 3 km from Studio Drive.

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Studio Drive Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Los Osos, 12 km from Studio Drive.

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Air temperature
15 °C

Current weather near Studio Drive

Buoy Data:

At Diablo Canyon, CA, 16 miles from Studio Drive.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 2.4
Dominant period (s) 13 13 13 15

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Overall Studio Drive Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Surf stats for Studio Drive: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Studio Drive: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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  • The closest passenger airport to Studio Drive is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Studio Drive is Lemoore Nas Airport (NLC), also in USA, 131 km (81 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in USA is 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Studio Drive and is 217 km (135 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Studio Drive, CAL - San Luis Obispo. Use the tab navigation above to view Studio Drive sea temperature, Studio Drive photographs, Studio Drive detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Studio Drive webcams, current wind from CAL - San Luis Obispo live weather stations and Studio Drive 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 Studio Drive.