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

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El Cardon Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Baja Norte, Mexico)


El Cardon Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 10:36 Local time

Sunday 19
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
WNW 15
WSW 20
W 25
Wind State glass cross-

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El Cardon in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the west. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and sharks.

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Live Weather:

At San Felipe, 224 km from El Cardon.


Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near El Cardon

Overall El Cardon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to El Cardon:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Punta Ositos 2 mi
Second closest break Punta Maria 4 mi
Third closest break Punta Cono 8 mi
Fourth closest break Punta Negra 8 mi
Fifth closest break Puerto San Andres 17 mi

Wave buoys nearest to El Cardon:

Closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 326 mi
Second closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 387 mi
Third closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 430 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 472 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 486 mi

Tide stations nearest to El Cardon:

Closest tide station Bahia de los Angeles 55 mi
Second closest tide station Puertecitos 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

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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.


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