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Bahia Chileno ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Bahia Chileno Surf Guide

Bahia Chileno in Baja Sur is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Bahia Chileno Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bahia Chileno:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bahia Chileno occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bahia Chileno with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 91% of the time in May while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
91%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bahia Chileno Location Map

Interactive Bahia Chileno 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 nearest passenger airport to Bahia Chileno is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bahia Chileno is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 140 km (87 miles) away.

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Bahia Chileno Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 15:07 Local Time
Wednesday 12Thu
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 20 19
Wind (km/h) 5
W 15
W 15
WNW 15
NW
Wind State glass cross-
off
cross-
off
off

What does Bahia Chileno look like?

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Swell History at Bahia Chileno

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

Wind History at Bahia Chileno

Wind stats for Bahia Chileno, 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 Bahia Chileno. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away

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