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San Miguel ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.3

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San Miguel

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San Miguel

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San Miguel

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 23:21 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 18 18 18 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NW 10
NW 10
Wind State cross-

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San Miguel in Baja Norte is a fairly exposed point break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include urchins, rocks, locals and pollution.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Sauzal, 6 km from San Miguel.

IS AT (local time)

San Miguel Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ensenada, 12 km from San Miguel.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near San Miguel

Buoy Data:

At Imperial Beach Nearshore Buoy, 52 miles from San Miguel.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 17 18 18 18

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Overall San Miguel Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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San Miguel Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to San Miguel:

  • Closest city location
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    34 mi
  • Third closest city location
    46 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Imperial Beach (United States)
    52 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to San Miguel is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Miguel is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to San Miguel and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
San Miguel break location map and break info

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