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K-40 ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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K-40 Surf Guide

K-40 in Baja Norte is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A choice of left and right reefs. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

K-40 Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing K-40:

The best conditions reported for surf at K-40 occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf K-40 (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing K-40 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 47% of the time in January while 53% 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
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
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 K-40 Location Map

Interactive K-40 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 K-40 is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to K-40 is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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K-40 Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 11:21 Local Time
Saturday 15
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.0
SW
0.9
SW
1.0
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
W 15
W 15
W 15
W
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Swell History at K-40

Surf stats for K-40, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at K-40

Wind stats for K-40, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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