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Baja Malibu break guidePhoto by: Toncho Nungaray

Baja Malibu Surf Guide

Baja Malibu in Baja Norte is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and pollution.

Baja Malibu Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baja Malibu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Baja Malibu 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 Baja Malibu (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Baja Malibu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in October while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baja Malibu Location Map

Interactive Baja Malibu 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 Baja Malibu is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Baja Malibu is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away.

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Baja Malibu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 17:29 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Baja Malibu

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

Wind History at Baja Malibu

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

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