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Puerto Escondido ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Puerto Escondido Spot ID

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Puerto Escondido

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.9 °C

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Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:54 Local time
Friday 28
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 15
SSW 15
Wind State glass on on glass

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Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca is an exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips and sharks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto Escondido, 1 km from Puerto Escondido.

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Puerto Escondido Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Huatulco, 87 km from Puerto Escondido.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Puerto Escondido

Overall Puerto Escondido Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Puerto Escondido is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puerto Escondido is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 132 km (82 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Puerto Escondido sea temperature, Puerto Escondido photographs, Puerto Escondido detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puerto Escondido webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Puerto Escondido 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 Puerto Escondido.