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

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K-40 Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.4 °C

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Monday, 31 August 2015, 12:48 Local time
Monday 31
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.4
WNW
Period (s) 18 17 17 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
SW 15
SW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

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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.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Primo Tapia, 3 km from K-40.

IS AT (local time)

K-40 Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tijuana International Airport, 33 km from K-40.

light winds from the S

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Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near K-40

Buoy Data:

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

  6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9
Dominant period (s) 17 17 8 8

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Overall K-40 Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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K-40 Location Maps

K-40 Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Baja Norte surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of K-40

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to K-40:

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Wave buoys nearest to K-40:

Tide stations nearest to K-40:

  • Closest tide station
    Primo Tapia
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Rosarito
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Tijuana
    20 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Chula Vista
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Imperial Beach
    26 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

Airports

  • 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.