Trestles


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Surf forecast


Sunday, July 21st View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.2ft203°@13sec
1.9ft270°@7sec
171°@3.9mph
3.9ft
1:00am
2.2ft202°@13sec
2.0ft270°@7sec
198°@4.0mph
2.3ft
2:00am
2.2ft202°@12sec
2.0ft270°@8sec
198°@2.2mph
0.7ft
3:00am
2.2ft225°@10sec
2.0ft247°@10sec
163°@1.9mph
-0.4ft
4:00am
2.2ft248°@8sec
2.0ft225°@12sec
159°@2.6mph
-0.8ft
5:00am
2.3ft271°@6sec
2.0ft202°@14sec
162°@3.3mph
-0.6ft
6:00am
2.3ft272°@7sec
2.0ft202°@14sec
191°@2.3mph
0.2ft
7:00am
2.4ft272°@7sec
2.0ft202°@14sec
198°@2.5mph
1.3ft
8:00am
2.5ft273°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
176°@3.5mph
2.5ft
9:00am
2.4ft274°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
180°@5.3mph
3.5ft
10:00am
2.4ft275°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
195°@6.0mph
4.0ft
11:00am
2.4ft275°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
196°@6.7mph
4.0ft
12:00pm
2.4ft276°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
198°@6.6mph
3.6ft
1:00pm
2.4ft276°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
189°@6.2mph
2.9ft
2:00pm
2.4ft276°@7sec
1.9ft202°@14sec
187°@7.7mph
2.3ft
3:00pm
2.3ft276°@7sec
1.9ft201°@14sec
184°@7.7mph
2.0ft
4:00pm
2.3ft276°@7sec
1.9ft200°@14sec
182°@7.8mph
2.1ft
5:00pm
2.3ft276°@7sec
1.9ft199°@13sec
189°@7.9mph
2.8ft
6:00pm
2.3ft276°@7sec
1.9ft199°@14sec
184°@6.9mph
3.8ft
7:00pm
2.3ft275°@7sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
177°@5.3mph
5.1ft
8:00pm
2.4ft275°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
167°@5.6mph
6.1ft
9:00pm
2.4ft275°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
160°@4.1mph
6.8ft
10:00pm
2.4ft275°@7sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
151°@5.0mph
6.9ft
11:00pm
2.5ft275°@8sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
171°@4.9mph
6.3ft

Monday, July 22nd View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.5ft275°@8sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
156°@4.8mph
5.0ft
1:00am
2.5ft275°@8sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
155°@3.9mph
3.4ft
2:00am
2.6ft275°@8sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
149°@3.7mph
1.7ft
3:00am
2.6ft275°@7sec
1.8ft200°@14sec
141°@3.6mph
0.3ft
4:00am
2.6ft275°@7sec
1.8ft199°@14sec
140°@4.4mph
-0.6ft
5:00am
2.6ft274°@7sec
1.8ft199°@14sec
140°@5.0mph
-0.9ft
6:00am
2.6ft274°@7sec
1.8ft199°@14sec
131°@5.3mph
-0.4ft
7:00am
2.5ft274°@7sec
1.9ft199°@14sec
135°@6.1mph
0.6ft
8:00am
2.5ft274°@7sec
1.9ft199°@14sec
150°@6.2mph
1.9ft
9:00am
2.4ft273°@7sec
1.9ft198°@14sec
173°@6.2mph
3.1ft
10:00am
2.4ft273°@7sec
1.9ft197°@14sec
191°@6.0mph
3.9ft
11:00am
2.3ft273°@7sec
1.9ft197°@13sec
213°@5.7mph
4.3ft
12:00pm
2.2ft273°@7sec
1.9ft196°@13sec
233°@6.5mph
4.1ft
1:00pm
2.2ft273°@7sec
1.9ft196°@13sec
241°@6.8mph
3.5ft
2:00pm
2.1ft273°@7sec
1.9ft196°@13sec
247°@7.5mph
2.7ft
3:00pm
2.1ft248°@9sec
1.9ft220°@11sec
242°@8.2mph
2.1ft
4:00pm
2.1ft222°@10sec
1.9ft243°@9sec
228°@7.7mph
1.9ft
5:00pm
2.1ft196°@12sec
1.8ft267°@7sec
224°@7.3mph
2.1ft
6:00pm
2.1ft220°@10sec
1.8ft243°@9sec
236°@6.0mph
2.9ft
7:00pm
2.1ft244°@8sec
1.9ft219°@11sec
232°@4.5mph
4.0ft
8:00pm
2.1ft269°@6sec
1.9ft196°@13sec
260°@3.4mph
5.2ft
9:00pm
2.1ft269°@6sec
1.9ft195°@13sec
243°@2.1mph
6.2ft
10:00pm
2.1ft269°@6sec
1.8ft195°@13sec
206°@1.8mph
6.8ft
11:00pm
2.2ft269°@6sec
1.8ft195°@13sec
239°@1.6mph
6.7ft

Tuesday, July 23rd View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.1ft244°@8sec
1.8ft226°@12sec
216°@1.6mph
5.9ft
1:00am
2.1ft220°@10sec
1.7ft257°@10sec
134°@1.5mph
4.5ft
2:00am
2.0ft195°@11sec
1.6ft288°@9sec
101°@1.4mph
2.9ft
3:00am
2.0ft195°@11sec
1.6ft288°@9sec
105°@1.2mph
1.3ft
4:00am
2.0ft195°@11sec
1.6ft289°@9sec
111°@0.9mph
0.0ft
5:00am
1.9ft195°@11sec
1.5ft289°@9sec
123°@0.6mph
-0.6ft
6:00am
1.9ft195°@11sec
1.5ft289°@9sec
335°@1.1mph
-0.6ft
7:00am
1.9ft195°@11sec
1.5ft289°@9sec
318°@1.5mph
0.1ft
8:00am
1.9ft195°@11sec
1.5ft289°@9sec
316°@2.0mph
1.3ft
9:00am
1.8ft194°@11sec
1.5ft284°@8sec
269°@3.1mph
2.5ft
10:00am
1.7ft194°@12sec
1.6ft280°@8sec
246°@4.2mph
3.6ft
11:00am
1.7ft194°@12sec
1.6ft275°@7sec
236°@5.3mph
4.3ft
12:00pm
1.7ft194°@12sec
1.6ft275°@7sec
239°@6.3mph
4.5ft
1:00pm
1.6ft194°@12sec
1.6ft274°@7sec
242°@7.3mph
4.1ft
2:00pm
1.6ft194°@12sec
1.5ft274°@8sec
244°@8.3mph
3.3ft
3:00pm
1.6ft219°@10sec
1.6ft247°@9sec
247°@8.2mph
2.6ft
4:00pm
1.7ft245°@8sec
1.6ft220°@11sec
251°@8.2mph
2.0ft
5:00pm
1.7ft271°@7sec
1.6ft193°@12sec
255°@8.1mph
1.8ft
6:00pm
1.7ft245°@8sec
1.6ft194°@14sec
260°@6.7mph
2.1ft
7:00pm
1.7ft219°@9sec
1.6ft195°@15sec
267°@5.3mph
2.9ft
8:00pm
1.7ft193°@10sec
1.6ft196°@17sec
280°@3.9mph
4.0ft
9:00pm
1.7ft194°@12sec
1.6ft195°@15sec
297°@4.3mph
5.2ft
10:00pm
1.8ft195°@13sec
1.7ft194°@14sec
312°@4.7mph
6.0ft
11:00pm
1.8ft197°@14sec
1.7ft193°@13sec
323°@5.1mph
6.4ft

Wednesday, July 24th View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
1.8ft196°@14sec
1.6ft193°@13sec
323°@4.9mph
6.1ft
1:00am
1.9ft196°@14sec
1.6ft194°@13sec
322°@4.8mph
5.3ft
2:00am
1.9ft196°@14sec
1.5ft194°@13sec
321°@4.7mph
3.9ft
3:00am
1.9ft196°@15sec
1.5ft217°@10sec
325°@4.2mph
2.4ft
4:00am
1.9ft196°@15sec
1.5ft239°@8sec
331°@3.7mph
1.0ft
5:00am
1.9ft196°@16sec
1.5ft261°@5sec
337°@3.3mph
0.0ft
6:00am
1.9ft196°@16sec
1.4ft239°@7sec
327°@3.4mph
-0.4ft
7:00am
1.9ft196°@16sec
1.4ft216°@8sec
317°@3.5mph
-0.1ft
8:00am
1.9ft196°@17sec
1.4ft194°@10sec
307°@3.5mph
0.8ft
9:00am
1.9ft196°@17sec
1.3ft194°@10sec
287°@5.3mph
2.0ft
10:00am
1.9ft196°@16sec
1.3ft194°@10sec
277°@7.0mph
3.2ft
11:00am
2.0ft196°@16sec
1.3ft194°@10sec
272°@8.8mph
4.1ft
12:00pm
1.9ft196°@16sec
1.3ft193°@11sec
272°@9.4mph
4.6ft
1:00pm
1.9ft197°@16sec
1.3ft192°@11sec
272°@10.1mph
4.6ft
2:00pm
1.9ft197°@16sec
1.3ft191°@11sec
272°@10.8mph
4.1ft
3:00pm
1.9ft197°@16sec
1.4ft191°@11sec
276°@10.9mph
3.3ft
4:00pm
1.9ft197°@16sec
1.4ft191°@10sec
280°@11.0mph
2.5ft
5:00pm
1.9ft197°@16sec
1.4ft191°@10sec
283°@11.1mph
1.9ft
6:00pm
2.0ft196°@15sec
1.5ft214°@8sec
282°@8.5mph
1.7ft
7:00pm
2.1ft195°@15sec
1.6ft238°@6sec
279°@5.8mph
2.1ft
8:00pm
2.2ft195°@14sec
1.7ft261°@4sec
271°@3.1mph
2.8ft
9:00pm
2.2ft195°@14sec
1.7ft261°@4sec
268°@2.3mph
3.8ft
10:00pm
2.2ft195°@14sec
1.8ft261°@4sec
261°@1.6mph
4.8ft
11:00pm
2.2ft195°@14sec
1.8ft261°@4sec
240°@0.8mph
5.5ft

Thursday, July 25th View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.2ft194°@14sec
1.7ft261°@4sec
223°@1.1mph
5.8ft
1:00am
2.3ft194°@14sec
1.7ft261°@4sec
215°@1.5mph
5.4ft
2:00am
2.3ft194°@14sec
1.7ft261°@5sec
210°@1.9mph
4.6ft
3:00am
2.3ft194°@14sec
1.6ft262°@5sec
214°@1.9mph
3.4ft
4:00am
2.3ft194°@14sec
1.6ft262°@5sec
217°@2.0mph
2.1ft
5:00am
2.3ft194°@14sec
1.6ft263°@5sec
219°@2.1mph
1.0ft
6:00am
2.2ft194°@14sec
1.6ft264°@5sec
204°@2.7mph
0.3ft
7:00am
2.1ft193°@14sec
1.6ft266°@5sec
194°@3.3mph
0.2ft
8:00am
2.1ft193°@13sec
1.6ft267°@5sec
187°@4.0mph
0.7ft
9:00am
2.1ft193°@13sec
1.6ft268°@5sec
197°@5.0mph
1.6ft
10:00am
2.1ft193°@13sec
1.5ft269°@5sec
203°@6.1mph
2.7ft
11:00am
2.1ft193°@13sec
1.5ft270°@5sec
207°@7.1mph
3.8ft
12:00pm
2.1ft193°@13sec
1.5ft269°@5sec
215°@7.0mph
4.6ft
1:00pm
2.1ft192°@13sec
1.5ft268°@5sec
223°@6.9mph
4.9ft
2:00pm
2.1ft192°@13sec
1.5ft267°@5sec
230°@6.7mph
4.7ft
3:00pm
2.1ft192°@13sec
1.5ft265°@5sec
239°@6.8mph
4.1ft
4:00pm
2.1ft192°@13sec
1.6ft263°@5sec
247°@6.8mph
3.3ft
5:00pm
2.1ft191°@13sec
1.6ft261°@5sec
254°@6.9mph
2.5ft
6:00pm
2.1ft191°@13sec
1.7ft260°@6sec
255°@5.7mph
1.9ft
7:00pm
2.1ft191°@12sec
1.7ft260°@6sec
256°@4.5mph
1.7ft
8:00pm
2.1ft190°@11sec
1.8ft259°@6sec
259°@3.2mph
2.0ft
9:00pm
2.1ft213°@9sec
1.8ft235°@8sec
240°@3.2mph
2.6ft
10:00pm
2.0ft237°@7sec
1.8ft210°@10sec
219°@3.2mph
3.4ft
11:00pm
2.0ft260°@5sec
1.8ft186°@12sec
199°@3.1mph
4.2ft

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Surf guide


Trestles, a world-renowned surf locale in Southern California, epitomizes the golden state’s surfing ethos with its collection of distinguished breaks. Technically this spot is in Northern San Diego, however, everyone access it from the southern most city in Orange County, San Clement. Known for its consistent, high-quality waves and a picturesque setting, Trestles is a magnet for surf enthusiasts across the globe. This guide illuminates the prime surf spots within Trestles, the conditions that bring out the best waves, and the crowd dynamics typical to this surfing sanctuary.

Surf Spots:

Uppers: The northernmost break, Uppers is celebrated for its long right-handers, offering a playground for advanced surfers and competitors.

Lowers: The heart of Trestles, Lowers is a world-famous break known for its high-performance waves, both lefts and rights, attracting top-level surfers.

Church: Towards the southern end, Church is known for its long, mellow rides, making it a longboarder’s paradise.

Season and Conditions:

Season: Spring through Fall (March to November) often brings the most favorable conditions with warmer water and consistent swells.

Tide: Tide preferences can vary across the breaks; however, a mid-tide is often favorable at most spots, offering well-shaped waves.

Wind: Mornings with light offshore winds are ideal, ensuring clean, glassy conditions.

Swell Direction: South to southwest swells are most desirable, providing long, well-shaped waves, while west to northwest swells in winter can also deliver excellent surf.

Crowd Dynamics:

Trestles is a high-profile surf spot, often drawing a dense crowd of seasoned surfers, aspiring professionals, and surf aficionados. The competition for waves can be stiff, particularly at Lowers, with a highly competitive lineup. Demonstrating respect, patience, and adherence to surf etiquette is critical to navigate the crowd and enjoy a positive surfing experience amidst the bustling, yet exhilarating environment of Trestles.

Summary:

Trestles stands as a quintessence of Southern California’s surf culture, offering an array of surf spots that cater to diverse skill sets and surfing styles. Acquiring a thorough understanding of its surf spots, optimal surf conditions, and crowd dynamics will equip you for a fulfilling surf expedition, celebrating the spirit of surfing in the iconic waves of Trestles.

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