Tourmaline in San Diego in Southern California is a fairly consistent reef that works best on a Southwest swell. Waves break both left and right here.
Northeasterly winds at Tourmaline tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
Summer is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for Tourmaline
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Surf Reports & Forecasts for Tourmaline
Where available, we’ve included surf reports and forecast widgets from Surfline.com, MagicSeaweed.com, and Surf-Forecast.com 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 Tourmaline. 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.