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Punta Cabras ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.0

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Punta Cabras Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:47 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 19 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 10
NW 5
NW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Punta Cabras in Baja Norte is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Both left and right reef breaks. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For K-181, 5 km from Punta Cabras.

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Punta Cabras Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Esteban Cantu, 44 km from Punta Cabras.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Punta Cabras

Buoy Data:

At Imperial Beach Nearshore Buoy, 93 miles from Punta Cabras.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 13 12 13 13

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Overall Punta Cabras Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Punta Cabras:

  • Closest city location
    36 mi
  • Second closest city location
    75 mi
  • Third closest city location
    84 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    86 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Chula Vista (United States)
    93 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Cabras is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Cabras is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 164 km (102 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Calexico International Airport (CXL), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Cabras and is 171 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Cabras, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Cabras sea temperature, Punta Cabras photographs, Punta Cabras detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Cabras webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Punta Cabras 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 Punta Cabras.