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Punta San Carlos ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Punta San Carlos Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Friday, 14 December 2018, 07:37 Local time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
NE 10
Wind State off off off cross-

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Punta San Carlos in Baja Norte is an exposed reef and point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

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At Ensenada, 157 km from Punta San Carlos.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
4 °C

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta San Carlos is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 263 km (163 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta San Carlos is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE), also in Mexico, 271 km (168 miles) away.
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