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La Fonda ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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La Fonda break guidePhoto by: alb guizar

La Fonda Surf Guide

La Fonda in Baja Norte is an exposed point/rivermouth break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

La Fonda Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  pointPoint/rivermouthIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Fonda:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Fonda 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 La Fonda (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Fonda 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 24% of the time in July while 69% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
69%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Fonda Location Map

Interactive La Fonda 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 La Fonda is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Fonda is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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La Fonda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 18 September 2020, 01:24 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 18 17
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
NW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at La Fonda

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

Wind History at La Fonda

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

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    • Icon  s44.3
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon  pointPoint
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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