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Ensenada Beaches ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 4.2

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Ensenada Beaches break guide

Ensenada Beaches Surf Guide

Ensenada Beaches in Baja Norte is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Beware of pollution and sharks.

Ensenada Beaches Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ensenada Beaches:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ensenada Beaches occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ensenada Beaches 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 37% of the time in January while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Ensenada Beaches 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 Ensenada Beaches is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ensenada Beaches is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 89 km (55 miles) away.

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Ensenada Beaches Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 04:26 Local Time
Saturday 08
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
WSW 15
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Swell History at Ensenada Beaches

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

Wind History at Ensenada Beaches

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

Ensenada Beaches Reviews:

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Based on 5 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s44.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.2
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s43.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s43.5
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.6
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jorge peralta from Mexico
“Muy buena pagina.”

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