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Calafia ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Calafia Surf Guide

Calafia in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

Calafia Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Calafia:

The best conditions reported for surf at Calafia occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Calafia with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 78% of the time in August while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
78%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Calafia Location Map

Interactive Calafia 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 Calafia is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Calafia is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Calafia Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 13:00 Local Time
Monday 19
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 19
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 10
NW 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at Calafia

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

Wind History at Calafia

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    7km away

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