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Frailes South ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Frailes South Surf Guide

Frailes South in Baja Sur is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Frailes South Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Frailes South:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Frailes South 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 11% of the time in July while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
11%
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
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Frailes South Location Map

Interactive Frailes South 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 Frailes South is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Frailes South is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 124 km (77 miles) away.

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Frailes South Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 05:24 Local Time
Saturday 08
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.6
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 10
SSW 10
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
on

Swell History at Frailes South

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

Wind History at Frailes South

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

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    • Icon  s33.3
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beach  red-
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    24km away

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