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San Onofre - Trails ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.7
Accommodation: 2.5

Overall: 2.8

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San Onofre - Trails Surf Guide

Trails - San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include .

San Onofre - Trails Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Onofre - Trails:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Onofre - Trails occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf San Onofre - Trails (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing San Onofre - Trails with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in November while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Onofre - Trails Location Map

Interactive San Onofre - Trails 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 San Onofre - Trails is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to San Onofre - Trails is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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San Onofre - Trails Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 01:13 Local Time
Monday 01
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.5
W
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 14 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 10
NE 10
ENE 5
ESE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at San Onofre - Trails

Surf stats for San Onofre - Trails, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at San Onofre - Trails

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

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    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s22.3
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away

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