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

Overall: 2.8

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Chacahua Spot ID

Chacahua photo


Photo credit: Joerg Rossbach

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.5 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:53 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State glass cross-

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Chacahua in Oaxaca is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks,bugs.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cerro Hermoso, 3 km from Chacahua.

IS AT (local time)

Chacahua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Escondido Airport, 77 km from Chacahua.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Chacahua

Overall Chacahua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Chacahua is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chacahua is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 161 km (100 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 163 km (101 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chacahua, Oaxaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Chacahua sea temperature, Chacahua photographs, Chacahua detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chacahua webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Chacahua tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Chacahua.