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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: 20.7 °C

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 16:12 Local time
Tuesday 24
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
WNW 10
NW 5
Wind State cross-
cross glass

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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.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At El Cardon (0 km).

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El Cardon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Felipe, 224 km from El Cardon.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near El Cardon

Overall El Cardon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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El Cardon Location Maps

El Cardon Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to El Cardon:

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Wave buoys nearest to El Cardon:

Tide stations nearest to El Cardon:

  • Closest tide station
    Bahia de los Angeles
    55 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    100 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    San Quintin
    141 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    San Felipe
    147 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Felipe
    148 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to El Cardon:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)
    328 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Big Bear Mountain (United States)
    393 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    395 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Bear Mountain (United States)
    397 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    397 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to El Cardon:

  • Closest city location
    Puerto Penasco (Mexico)
    175 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Heroica Caborca (Mexico)
    186 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Hermosillo (Mexico)
    212 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Guaymas (Mexico)
    227 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Empalme (Mexico)
    231 mi


  • 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.
El Cardon break location map and break info

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.