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Open Doors (Isla Natividad) Surf Guide

Open Doors (Isla Natividad) in Baja Sur is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break favours left handers. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rips, sharks and rocks.

Open Doors (Isla Natividad) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Open Doors (Isla Natividad):

The best conditions reported for surf at Open Doors (Isla Natividad) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Open Doors (Isla Natividad) (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Open Doors (Isla Natividad) 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 90% of the time in July while 2% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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).

Explore Open Doors (Isla Natividad) Location Map

Interactive Open Doors (Isla Natividad) 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 Open Doors (Isla Natividad) is General Jose Maria Yanez International (Guaymas) Airport (GYM) in Mexico, which is 417 km (259 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Open Doors (Isla Natividad) is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE), also in Mexico, 420 km (261 miles) away.

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Open Doors (Isla Natividad) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 04:06 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 18 19 16 16
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Open Doors (Isla Natividad)

Surf stats for Open Doors (Isla Natividad), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Open Doors (Isla Natividad)

Wind stats for Open Doors (Isla Natividad), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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