Puerto Escondido Spot ID
Photo credit: Jaime Ancira
Type: beach and point
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.9 °C
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.
Overall Puerto Escondido Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Tide stations nearest to Puerto Escondido:
- Closest tide stationPuerto Escondido1 mi
- Second closest tide stationPuerto Angel40 mi
- Third closest tide stationSalina Cruz126 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationMarquelia127 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationSan Mateo del Mar139 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Puerto Escondido:
- Closest ski areaSki Apache (United States)1318 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)1434 mi
- Third closest ski areaSandia Peak (United States)1457 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSki Santa Fe (United States)1474 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSunrise Park Resort (United States)1474 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Puerto Escondido:
- Closest city locationSantiago Pinotepa Nacional (Mexico)71 mi
- Second closest city locationSanta Cruz Xoxocotlan (Mexico)83 mi
- Third closest city locationOaxaca de Juarez (Mexico)88 mi
- Fourth closest city locationSanto Domingo Tehuantepec (Mexico)126 mi
- Fifth closest city locationSalina Cruz (Mexico)127 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Puerto Escondido is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Puerto Escondido is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 87 km (54 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 134 km (83 miles) away.
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.