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Cabo San Quintin ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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Cabo San Quintin Spot ID

Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 21:17 Local time
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 15
NW 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Cabo San Quintin in Baja Norte is an exposed reef and point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is a right hand reef break It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Ensenada, 84 km from Cabo San Quintin.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
7 °C

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Overall Cabo San Quintin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Cabo San Quintin is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 170 km (106 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cabo San Quintin is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE), also in Mexico, 251 km (156 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cabo San Quintin, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Cabo San Quintin sea temperature, Cabo San Quintin photographs, Cabo San Quintin detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cabo San Quintin webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Cabo San Quintin tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cabo San Quintin.