Set of easy-to-ride, high-performance, cobblestone-lined pointbreaks, located on the border between San Diego County and Orange County, about 75 miles south of Los Angeles; the longstanding epicenter of California high-performance surfing.

From north to south, the major surf spots at Trestles are: Cotton's Point, a shifty, peaky, mostly left-breaking wave; Upper Trestles, an upbeat right; Lower Trestles, the premier break in the area, a long and even-paced right matched with a shorter, quick...