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

Overall: 3.0

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Camalu Surf Guide

Camalu in Baja Norte is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. A reef breaks right Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Camalu Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Camalu:

The best conditions reported for surf at Camalu occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Camalu with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in January while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Camalu Location Map

Interactive Camalu 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 Camalu is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 119 km (74 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Camalu is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 208 km (129 miles) away.

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Camalu Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 19:48 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.0
SSW
1.0
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.2
SSW
Period (s) 21 21 20 19
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 15
NW 15
NW 20
NW
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Camalu

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

Wind History at Camalu

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

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