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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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Cabo San Quintin Surf Forecast / Baja Norte / Mexico

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 PDT
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Cabo San Quintin surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cabo San Quintin sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 17.9 min: 15.3 °C)
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Cabo San Quintin surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cabo San Quintin sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 17.9 min: 15.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Baja Norte

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Cabo San Quintin (light winds from the NW at Ensenada 84 km from Cabo San Quintin).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Cabo San Quintin this week:

The surf forecast for Cabo San Quintin over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Apr 15) at 5PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.1m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 15s. Another secondary swell of 1.2m and 5s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Cabo San Quintin in the next 12 days are 1.0m 21s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Apr 22) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5PM (Thu 15th Apr)3.5ft (1.1m) 16s
Best Surf 2AM (Fri 16th Apr)3.5ft (1.1m) 16s
Most Powerful 5PM (Thu 22nd Apr)3.5ft (1.0m) 21s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Cabo San Quintin over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
214103103212323212102114435422212104
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T mexico.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
1.3
WNW
0.7
SW
0.6
WSW
1.2
WNW
0.5
S
0.6
SW
1.3
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.5
WNW
0.7
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.3
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.6
NW
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6555965675024963354473674833313142822142082513112331974124904534769436471296126812521112834806637498366393504500
25
NW
30
NW
20
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
20
NNW
25
NW
25
NW
10
NNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
5
NW
10
WNW
15
NW
5
NW
15
WNW
20
NW
15
NNW
20
WNW
25
NW
20
NW
25
WNW
30
NW
15
NNW
15
WNW
20
NW
10
NNW
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
25
NW
10
NW
20
NW
35
NW
20
NW
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
11:41AM
1.51
10:54PM
2.03
12:24PM
1.38
11:19PM
1.96
1:28PM
1.27
11:49PM
1.87
12:36AM
1.77
2:14AM
1.67
6:57PM
1.50
4:24AM
1.68
7:04PM
1.64
5:48AM
1.77
7:23PM
1.81
6:49AM
1.88
7:47PM
1.98
7:41AM
1.97
8:14PM
2.15
8:31AM
2.00
8:43PM
2.29
9:19AM
1.98
9:15PM
2.40
4:37PM
0.98
6:04AM
0.49
4:49PM
1.08
6:51AM
0.58
4:53PM
1.17
7:58AM
0.66
9:36AM
0.67
11:03AM
0.60
11:04PM
1.36
12:00PM
0.50
12:16AM
1.16
12:42PM
0.41
1:04AM
0.91
1:19PM
0.35
1:46AM
0.65
1:55PM
0.35
2:28AM
0.39
2:29PM
0.41
3:10AM
0.18
3:03PM
0.52
3:54AM
0.05

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cabo San Quintin blow from the NE

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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6:16--6:15--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:09--6:07--6:07--6:05--6:05--6:03--
-7:10--7:10--7:12--7:13--7:13--7:14--7:15--7:15--7:15--7:15--7:16--7:17-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Fri afternoon, min 12°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Mon morning, min 12°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Fri afternoon, min 12°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Sun afternoon, min 14°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Sat morning, fresh winds from the NW by Mon afternoon).

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Information about the Cabo San Quintin Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Cabo San Quintin provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Cabo San Quintin can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Cabo San Quintin surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Cabo San Quintin) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Cabo San Quintin may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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