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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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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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Upper Trestles, Trestles Surf Area, California

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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Barb-Wires, Trestles Surf Area, California

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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Cottons, Trestles Surf Area, California

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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