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Swamis ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Swamis Surf Guide

Swamis in San Diego County is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A reef breaks right. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rocks.

Swamis Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Swamis:

The best conditions reported for surf at Swamis 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 Swamis (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Swamis 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 52% of the time in January while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
52%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Swamis Location Map

Interactive Swamis 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 Swamis is Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA, 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Swamis is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN), also in USA, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Swamis Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 21 January 2021, 22:43 Local Time
ThuFri
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 15 14 18 17
Wind (km/h) 5
SSW 5
SE 10
SSE 5
SE
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Swell History at Swamis

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

Wind History at Swamis

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

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