About Staircase Beach

The northernmost undeveloped chunk of Leo Carrillo State Beach. Variable sandbars offering small peaks up to about head high. Must be smallish and glassy with medium tide. Uncrowded and pleasant.

Accessed via a path from the public dirt parking lot of the State Park ranger’s residence at 4000 Pacific Coast Highway.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Staircase Beach
  • High Tide Only High Tide Only
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • S - NW S - NW
  • North Easterly North Easterly
  • 6 1 Swell Range 1 - 6ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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