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Barra de Colotepec ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Barra de Colotepec

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Barra de Colotepec

Photo credit: jose moran

Type: river

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.8 °C

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Thursday, 26 May 2016, 07:39 Local time
Thursday 26
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
S
Period (s) 13 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
WNW 10
W 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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on

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Barra de Colotepec in Oaxaca is an exposed river break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of sharks,.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Puerto Escondido Airport, 12 km from Barra de Colotepec.

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Overall Barra de Colotepec Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Barra de Colotepec is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Barra de Colotepec is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 138 km (86 miles) away.
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