Lower Trestles

Lowers is one of the most famous places in California and is the apex of high performance surfing. It offers forgiving, rippable walls going both left and right. It will pick up any South in the swell and is offshore in a Northeast wind.

Lower Trestles is the busier of the two breaks, so don't expect it to surf it uncrowded. If you manage to get one to yourself, don't let go cause in for one of the best rides California can offer.

Surf Skill:
Surf Type:
  • Longboarders
  • Shortboarders
Jan - Dec
Break Direction:
Sand, river mouth rock
San Onofre state park, or walk down the trail after parking off Cristianitos
Local Vibe:
Locals know this place well, aggressive, competitive
Best Conditions
S - SW
3 - 10ft
E - NE
Mid - Low, Mid - High

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