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Alfonsos ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Alfonsos Surf Guide

Alfonsos in Baja Norte is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Alfonsos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Alfonsos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Alfonsos occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Alfonsos (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Alfonsos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in July while 69% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
69%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Alfonsos Location Map

Interactive Alfonsos surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Alfonsos is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Alfonsos is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Alfonsos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 01:15 Local Time
Monday 19
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 21 21 21 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NNE 5
N 15
WNW
Wind State cross cross-
off
glass cross-
on

Swell History at Alfonsos

Surf stats for Alfonsos, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Alfonsos

Wind stats for Alfonsos, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Alfonsos. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Alfonsos: