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El Cardon ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Cardon Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Monday, 24 October 2016, 21:56 Local time
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
WNW 10
NW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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El Cardon in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At lightning 93km WNW of San Luis, 32 km from El Cardon.

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Overall El Cardon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to El Cardon is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE) in Mexico, which is 286 km (178 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Cardon is General Ignacio P Garcia International (Hermosillo) Airport (HMO), also in Mexico, 333 km (207 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Cardon, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view El Cardon sea temperature, El Cardon photographs, El Cardon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Cardon webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and El Cardon 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 El Cardon.