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North Wall

North Wall

GPS Coordinates


32.857279, -117.257606 (Entry)

Nearest Cross Street

Calle Frescota & Camino Del Oro

Skill Level

Intermediate

Entry / Exit
Enter water in front of the main Life Guard Tower north of Kellogg Park on Calle Frescota Rd. Pay attention to the swim/ surf flag and enter water on the south side of flag. On your way out shuffle feet to avoid stepping on sting rays.

When done with your dive take a heading of 100° towards shore. Be careful while in the shallows for surfers, kayakers overhead and sting rays in the sand.

Site Description

As you kick out, keep just south of the Life Guard Tower.
Headings:
Descent-Depth: 45-55ft onto Sand Dollar Beds/Crap Patch
Life Guard Tower: 90°
Restrooms: 120°
White House (south of Marine Room): 170°
End of Pier: 10°
After descending navigate west until you reach the saddle of canyon then follow canyon edge north (280°) until you reach the cliff face at a depth around 80ft.
After reaching the North Wall you may encounter octopi, sheep crab, sheephead fish, kelp fish, nudibranchs, turbot, flounder, bat rays, lobster, wolf eel, white fish and more...

Swell Considerations

Always pay attention to surf conditions and dive within the level of your training and conditions allow.













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