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El Paso ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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El Paso Surf Guide

El Paso in Baja Norte is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.. Take care of rocks in the line up.

El Paso Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Paso:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Paso 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 El Paso (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing El Paso 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 25% of the time in July while 67% 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
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
67%
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 El Paso Location Map

Interactive El Paso 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 El Paso is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Paso is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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El Paso Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 13:54 Local Time
Sunday 16
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
W 15
WNW 10
W
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Swell History at El Paso

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

Wind History at El Paso

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near El Paso. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint/rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Paso: