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Calafia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Calafia Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Thursday, 15 November 2018, 06:15 Local time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
WNW 10
Wind State cross glass cross-

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Calafia in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rosarito, 8 km from Calafia.

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Calafia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rosa Mar Playas De Rosarito wx, 8 km from Calafia.


Air temperature
15.0 °C

Current weather near Calafia

Buoy Data:

At Imperial Beach Nearshore Buoy, 23 miles from Calafia.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 17 14 12 13

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Overall Calafia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Calafia is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Calafia is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico is 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX) in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Calafia and is 68 km (42 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Calafia, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Calafia sea temperature, Calafia photographs, Calafia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Calafia webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Calafia 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 Calafia.