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El Socorro ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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El Socorro Spot ID

Socorro winter sunset, El Socorro photo

El Socorro

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 12:21 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
NW 10
NW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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El Socorro in Baja Norte is an exposed reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Casas, 4 km from El Socorro.

IS AT (local time)

El Socorro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ensenada, 92 km from El Socorro.

wind obs. (8 kph from 329 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near El Socorro

Overall El Socorro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to El Socorro is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 186 km (116 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Socorro is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE), also in Mexico, 248 km (154 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Socorro, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view El Socorro sea temperature, El Socorro photographs, El Socorro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Socorro webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and El Socorro 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 Socorro.