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Rancho Santini ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Rancho Santini Surf Guide

Rancho Santini in Baja Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Rancho Santini Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
14.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rancho Santini:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rancho Santini occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rancho Santini 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 47% of the time in January while 53% 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
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
53%
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 Rancho Santini Location Map

Interactive Rancho Santini 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 Rancho Santini is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rancho Santini is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE), also in Mexico, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Rancho Santini Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 18:09 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.8
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NE 10
ENE 10
ENE
Wind State cross cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at Rancho Santini

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

Wind History at Rancho Santini

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

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