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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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Surf Break Map: San Onofre State Beach, San Diego, Orange County, California

Surf Break Map: San Onofre State Beach, San Diego, Orange County, California

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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Black’s Beach, La Jolla, San Diego, California

Black’s Beach is one of San Diego County’s most consistent, and heaviest, beach breaks…it is one of those swell-magnet breaks that works on almost any combination of swell. It is definitely one of the better surf spots in SoCal and like many other good surf spots it is somewhat a freak of nature. Spot details: [...]

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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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Surf Break Map: Cottons, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Cottons, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Cottons This is the most northern break in the Trestles area…and the most fickle. Cottons is generally known as a left that breaks along the most northern part of San Mateo Point. It will break on a bigger SE through SW swell’s but it takes a very large swell to get it [...]

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Surf Break Map: Barb-Wires, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Barb-Wires, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Barb-Wires Barb-wires is a short sectiony wave that breaks on the reef that, if the point was more developed, would have been the left off of Uppers. Located between Cottons and Uppers, Barb-wires is sort a crowd bleed-off wave…it is right in front of where the Cristianitos trail ends and it is [...]

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Surf Break Map: Upper Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Upper Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: Upper Trestles Uppers is one of the most consistent waves at Trestles…and while it isn’t quite Yin to Lowers’ Yang, it is a pretty good ride. The wave is a long right-hander that breaks along a rocky section of point just to the south of Barb-Wires and Cottons. It breaks on both [...]

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Surf Break Map: Lower Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

Surf Break Map: 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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