K-40 ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0

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K-40 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Baja Norte, Mexico)


K-40 Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.9 °C

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Friday, 30 January 2015, 05:58 Local time

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7PM 10PM 1AM 4AM
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 10
W 10
W 5
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K-40 in Baja Norte is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A choice of left and right reefs. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Primo Tapia, 3 km from K-40.

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K-40 Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tijuana, 23 km from K-40.


Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near K-40

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 66 miles from K-40.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 19 19 12 12

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Overall K-40 Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Also see K-40 surf quality by season and K-40 surf quality by month.

K-40 Location Maps

K-40 Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to K-40:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Rancho Santini 1 mi
Second closest break K-38 2 mi
Third closest break Las Gaviotas 2 mi
Fourth closest break El Morro Point (K371/2) 3 mi
Fifth closest break Primo Tapia 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to K-40:

Closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 66 mi
Second closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 152 mi
Third closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 161 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 214 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 218 mi

Tide stations nearest to K-40:

Closest tide station Rosarito 9 mi
Second closest tide station Tijuana 20 mi
Third closest tide station Chula Vista 26 mi
Fourth closest tide station Imperial Beach 26 mi
Fifth closest tide station National City, San Diego Bay 31 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to K-40:

Closest ski area Big Bear Mountain (United States) 137 mi
Second closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 137 mi
Third closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 137 mi
Fourth closest ski area Bear Mountain (United States) 142 mi
Fifth closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 142 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to K-40:

Closest city location Rosarito (Mexico) 9 mi
Second closest city location Tijuana (Mexico) 20 mi
Third closest city location Chula Vista (United States) 26 mi
Fourth closest city location Imperial Beach (United States) 26 mi
Fifth closest city location Tecate (Mexico) 29 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to K-40 is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to K-40 is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to K-40 and is 72 km (45 miles) away.
K-40 break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for K-40, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view K-40 sea temperature, K-40 photographs, K-40 detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, K-40 webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and K-40 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 K-40.
SITE NOTICE: There is a glitch in the current forecasts. The wind/tide and weather parts are current, but the wave model is old for some breaks/maps. One of the processing machines was not accepting updates. Thank you to users who reported the problem. The site will update with current wave forecasts for all locations within 2 or 3 hours (by 3pm GMT). Meanwhile, please accept our sincere apologies.


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