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Trestles (Uppers) break guidePhoto by: danielwebber82

Trestles (Uppers) Surf Guide

Trestles (Uppers) in San Diego County is an exposed reef and point break that is usually a safe bet The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A reef breaks right. Best around low tide. Beware of Urchin and locals.

Trestles (Uppers) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Trestles (Uppers):

The best conditions reported for surf at Trestles (Uppers) occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Trestles (Uppers) 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 47% of the time in January while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
25%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Trestles (Uppers) Location Map

Interactive Trestles (Uppers) 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 Trestles (Uppers) is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Trestles (Uppers) is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Trestles (Uppers) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 21:03 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m)
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
5
5
0
5
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Swell History at Trestles (Uppers)

Surf stats for Trestles (Uppers), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Trestles (Uppers)

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

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