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Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) Spot ID

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.9 °C

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Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:45 Local time
Monday 31
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Wave (m) 0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
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WNW
0.9
WNW
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
WNW 15
W 15
W
Wind State cross-
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Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) in Baja Norte is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Esteban Cantu, 29 km from Lighthouse (Punta San Jose).

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Current weather near Lighthouse (Punta San Jose)

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 109 miles from Lighthouse (Punta San Jose).

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.7
1.8
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1.8
Dominant period (s) 8 8 17 17

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Overall Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) Location Maps

Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose):

Tide stations nearest to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose):

  • Closest tide station
    Ensenada
    27 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    El Sauzal
    30 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Camalu
    53 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Primo Tapia
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Rosarito
    65 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose):

  • Closest ski area
    Big Bear Mountain (United States)
    191 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    191 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    192 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Bear Mountain (United States)
    196 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    200 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose):

  • Closest city location
    Ensenada (Mexico)
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rosarito (Mexico)
    65 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Tecate (Mexico)
    76 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Tijuana (Mexico)
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Imperial Beach (United States)
    83 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 124 km (77 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) and is 164 km (102 miles) away.
Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lighthouse (Punta San Jose), Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) sea temperature, Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) photographs, Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Lighthouse (Punta San Jose) 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 Lighthouse (Punta San Jose).