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Rauls ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Rauls break guide

Rauls Surf Guide

Rauls in Baja Norte is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Left and better right hand reef breaks.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include urchins, rocks and private access.

Rauls Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rauls:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rauls 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 56% of the time in January while 44% 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
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
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).

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Interactive Rauls 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 Rauls is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rauls is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE), also in Mexico, 51 km (32 miles) away.

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Rauls Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 00:04 Local Time
Friday 05
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 1.0
W
1.0
W
0.9
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period (s) 12 12 12 18
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
N 5
N 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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Swell History at Rauls

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Wind History at Rauls

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Rauls Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Roberto from Mexico
“This is a very mellow spot, great for having a few hours surf, specially if you are kind of local, so you can go there often. Expect no epic waves, but some fun with longish boards. I would say the high tide is the best.”

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