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Playa Santa Maria ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Playa Santa Maria Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Friday, 19 October 2018, 18:40 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
NW 5
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Playa Santa Maria in Baja Norte is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Cabo San Quintin, 2 km from Playa Santa Maria.

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Playa Santa Maria Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ensenada, 84 km from Playa Santa Maria.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
3 °C

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Overall Playa Santa Maria Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Santa Maria is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 171 km (106 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Santa Maria is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE), also in Mexico, 250 km (155 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Santa Maria, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Santa Maria sea temperature, Playa Santa Maria photographs, Playa Santa Maria detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Santa Maria webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Playa Santa Maria 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 Playa Santa Maria.