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

Overall: 3.2

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Dunes Surf Guide

Dunes in Baja Norte is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here.

Dunes Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunes:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dunes with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in July while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
64%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunes Location Map

Interactive Dunes 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 Dunes is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunes is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 47 km (29 miles) away.

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Dunes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:29 Local Time
Monday 19
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 15 14 14 19
Wind (km/h) 25
WNW 20
NW 10
NW 5
WNW
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Swell History at Dunes

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

Wind History at Dunes

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

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