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Nine Palms ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.5

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Nine Palms Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.4 °C

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 06:10 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 15
N 15
N 20
Wind State off cross-

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Nine Palms in Baja Sur is a fairly exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and pollution.

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At San Jose Del Cabo, 6 km from Nine Palms.

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Overall Nine Palms Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Nine Palms is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Nine Palms is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 136 km (84 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nine Palms, Baja Sur. Use the tab navigation above to view Nine Palms sea temperature, Nine Palms photographs, Nine Palms detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nine Palms webcams, current wind from Baja Sur live weather stations and Nine Palms 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 Nine Palms.