From Swami’s to Black’s to Sunset Cliffs, see why San Diego is one of the top surfing destinations. Whether you are a beginner learning to surf for the first time or an avid surfer looking to hang ten, there’s a spot for you along the 70 miles of ocean coastline San Diego has to offer.
No matter the season, it’s always the perfect time to surf. If you’re looking for the biggest swells, we recommend visiting San Diego December thru February where you’ll get a taste of some pretty gnarly waves. Come June and July, the water begins to warm up making for a comforting surfing experience. August thru November typically brings spectacular waves arguably the most ideal for surfing.
Visit Swell Info for the latest 7 Day swell forecast for San Diego, including size, tide chart, & wind table.
Grab your board or rent one from our recommended “surf know-it-alls” and hit the beach!