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Punta Cabeza Negra ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Punta Cabeza Negra Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.7 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 23:37 Local time
SunMonday 21
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
W 5
NNE 10
NNE 10
Wind State glass off off off

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Punta Cabeza Negra in Michoacan is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For San Juan de Alima, 7 km from Punta Cabeza Negra.

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At Colima Airport, 76 km from Punta Cabeza Negra.


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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Cabeza Negra is Colima Airport (CLQ) in Mexico, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Cabeza Negra is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC) in Mexico, 172 km (107 miles) away.
  • Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN) in Mexico is 198 km (123 miles) away.
  • Don Miguel Y Hidalgo International (Guadalajara) Airport (GDL), also in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Cabeza Negra and is 218 km (135 miles) away.
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