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Punta Maria Surf Guide

Punta Maria in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, sharks and rocks.

Punta Maria Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Maria:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Maria occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Punta Maria 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 52% of the time in January while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
52%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta Maria Location Map

Interactive Punta Maria 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 Punta Maria is Punta Penasco Airport (PPE) in Mexico, which is 287 km (178 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Punta Maria is General Ignacio P Garcia International (Hermosillo) Airport (HMO), also in Mexico, 339 km (211 miles) away.

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Punta Maria Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 06:16 Local Time
Monday 08
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m)
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
10
15
20
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross

Swell History at Punta Maria

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

Wind History at Punta Maria

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

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