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El Camaron – Mazatlan, Mainland Mexico

El Camaron – Mazatlan, Mainland Mexico

El Camaron is not what you would call a high-performance wave but like most breaks it has its moments, it just takes the right combination of swell, tide, sand shape, and wind to make it truly fire.

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Trestles Surf Area, California

Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Trestles Surf Area The Trestles Surf area is easily the most consistent surf area in Orange County (or North San Diego County if you are going to be a picky geo-nazi). It is exposed to a whole range of swell directions, it has rights, lefts, points, reefs, sandbars. There are no houses [...]

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Oceanside, San Diego, California

Oceanside, San Diego, California

Oceanside is one of the most consistent areas of beach break in Southern California. It is a solid “work-horse” wave…one of those rare places that if there is any swell in the water, no matter how small, you will probably be able to find some rideable surf somewhere along its beach…and if it is flat, [...]

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South Oceanside, Oceanside

South Oceanside, Oceanside

Oceanside Pier is a decent surf spot…not quite as good as Oceanside Harbor or DMJs…but the pier does help to pile up some sand so it can get a decent sandbar going. Most times, it seems, that the pier area and all the way down to South Oceanside you only really see local Oceanside surfers [...]

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Oceanside Pier, Oceanside

Oceanside Pier, Oceanside

Oceanside Pier is a decent surf spot…not quite as good as Oceanside Harbor or DMJs…but the pier does help to pile up some sand so it can get a decent sandbar going. Most times, it seems, that the pier area and all the way down to South Oceanside you only really see local Oceanside surfers [...]

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Surf Break Map – Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, California

Surf Break Map – Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, California

Oceanside Harbor is probably the most consistent surf area along the public beaches of Oceanside. The break is located just south of the harbor entrance and stretches to the southern jetty that stabilizes the mouth of the San Luis Rey River.

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DMJs, Oceanside

DMJs, Oceanside

DMJs is located on the Camp Pendleton side of Oceanside Harbor. (It is marked on the map below). DMJs is another beach break area and shares a lot of the same characteristics with the rest of Oceanside proper. It does have a couple of large advantages over the rest of the beach. The first, and [...]

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San Onofre State Beach

San Onofre State Beach

Lets face it…if you live south of LAX there is probably a good chance that you paddled out at San-O at least once when you were learning how to surf. It might have been Old Man’s, it might have been Trails…but you know you were drawn to the slow forgiving surf, laid back atmosphere, and [...]

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Middles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Middles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Middles Middles is another sort of safety valve wave for the Trestles area. It is a decent break to surf but it isn’t as good as any of the breaks around it. It offers up another option to surf if the other spots are too crowded. Located south of Lowers and north [...]

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Lower Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Lower Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Lower Trestles Lower Trestles is one of the “Crown Jewels” of California surfing. Generally referred to as Lowers the wave is located south of Uppers and north of Middles. Lowers is the most well-defined point/reef in the Trestles surf area. The point sticks out a bit further than the others in the [...]

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