Blacks Beach (San Diego)

Responses

Continental Area North America
Country Area USA
Country Area Region California - Southern
Country Area Region Zone San Diego County
Surf Spot Blacks Beach (San Diego) Surf Spot
Surfing Skill Level Pro level
Best Board Type Big Wave Board, Shortboard
Reputation World Class
Paddle Out Conditions Difficult
Surf's Up Frequency Regular & dependable
Direction Right and Left
Type Beach Break
Bottom Sandy
Power Fast, Hollow, Powerful
Average Length Quickies, < 50 meters
Best Length Average, 50 to 150 meters
Minimum Workable Height Less than 3 ft/1 m
Maxes Out at this Height 16 ft+/5 m+
Good Swell Direction NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good Wind Direction East, SouthEast
Best Tide Position Low and Mid Tide
Best Tide Movement Falling Tide
Crowds - Week Crowded
Crowds - Weekends Super Crowded
Water Quality/Cleanliness Clean
Hazards to Avoid Localism, Rips/Undertow
Best Season December, January, February

Surf Suit Type

January/February Full Suit 3/2
March/April Full Suit 3/2
May/June Full Suit 2/Spring Suit
July/August Boardshorts
September/October Spring Suit
November/December Full Suit 2/Spring Suit

Water Temp

January/February 15°C | 59°F
March/April 15°C | 59°F
May/June 18°C | 64°F
July/August 21°C | 70°F
September/October 19°C | 66°F
November/December 17°C | 63°F

Air Temp

January/February 16°C | 61°F
March/April 19°C | 66°F
May/June 21°C | 70°F
July/August 23°C | 74°F
September/October 24°C | 76°F
November/December 19°C | 66°F

Climate

January/February Sunny
March/April Sunny
May/June Partly Cloudy/Sunny
July/August Sunny
September/October Sunny
November/December Sunny
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