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Latitude: 32° 48.857' N
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in la jolla... drive down la jolla blvd, when you see birdrock st. take a west., park go down the stairs negotiate your way over the slippery rocks,into the water and paddle southwestpast the big rock (should be on your right)with the birds on it to the obvious break. Don't worry the pod of longboarders will mark the spot.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell direction
Good wind direction
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionLow tide only
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
catch this spot at low tide with your shortboard. the left can be hollow. on a big day epic barrels. the right is less hollow but longer. high tide- paddle in unless you have a longboard. when its breakin' there will be perfect lefts and rights peelin' off a single epic peak.
The locals aren't violent but they all seem to know eachother and one will surely be on every wave (generally same crowd as windansea) show respect and locals will start to tell you which way their going so you can have a taste. show no respect and they will go out of their way to ruin your ride.
By Anonymous , 24-10-2010
Fast E - bird rock - this was heavy rocky access for little reward, nasty locals, long paddle, plenty of submerged rocks which locals happily won't show you, dings every time, much better one or town reefs north or south
By Anonymous , 16-04-2010
PB Point or South Birdrock? - Well yesterday lowtide i tried out this spot in between PB Point and South Birdrock. The beach is nothing but gravel, and you have to walk down a steep hill to get there. Whats that place called? It had a nice left, long ride but it was first time over the reefs. That is some scary s**t. It was just my two buddies and i, awesome wave but jeez that reef and those rocks. Very spooky, note to self,*dislike when paddling and then your hand hits reef*.
By Anonymous , 11-01-2008
Alot worse - Yeah its gotten a lot worse since that road thing, seriously don't surf there, its really crappy now. Law street is 100 times better.
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