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Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.7

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Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) Surf Guide

Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) in Baja Norte is an exposed point break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care not to hit part of the wreck here.

Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
13.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks):

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) 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 Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) 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 43% of the time in January while 57% 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
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
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 Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) Location Map

Interactive Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) 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 San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE) in Mexico, which is 115 km (71 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ), also in Mexico, 205 km (127 miles) away.

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Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 08:14 Local Time
Thursday 22
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 21 21
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 15
WNW 25
WNW 25
WNW
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks)

Surf stats for Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks)

Wind stats for Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks), 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 Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks). Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Punta San Jacinto (Shipwrecks):