Horseshoe Surf Forecasts and Spot Information

Horseshoe in San Diego in Southern California is a fairly consistent reef that works best on South and Northwest swells. Waves break both left and right here and work best at a mid tide. Horseshoe can produce decent surf within the range of about 2 feet to 12 feet.

Easterly winds at Horseshoe tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.

The seabed here is mostly rock ledge. You can find waves here year-round.

Best Surf Conditions for Horseshoe

Swell DirectionS, NW
Wind DirectionE
Ideal Surf Height2ft to 12ft

Surf Reports & Forecasts for Horseshoe

Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from,, and to provide you with a comparison for your favorite spots. Check out those surf forecasting websites to discover more surf spots and in-depth forecasts.

Check out these surf reports for Horseshoe. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.

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