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K-55 1/2 Surf Guide

K-55 1/2 in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west.There is a left hand point break here. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

K-55 1/2 Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing K-55 1/2:

The best conditions reported for surf at K-55 1/2 occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf K-55 1/2 (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing K-55 1/2 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 56% of the time in January while 44% 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
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
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-55 1/2 Location Map

Interactive K-55 1/2 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-55 1/2 is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to K-55 1/2 is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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K-55 1/2 Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 07:26 Local Time
Wednesday 25
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 19 19 19 18
Wind (km/h)
5
10
10
5
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Swell History at K-55 1/2

Surf stats for K-55 1/2, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at K-55 1/2

Wind stats for K-55 1/2, 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 K-55 1/2. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s11.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint/rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To K-55 1/2: