Punta Chipehua Spot ID
Photo credit: francois lafeuille
Type: beach reef and point
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SSW | Wind N
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.6 °C
Punta Chipehua in Oaxaca is an exposed beach reef and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best 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. There are left and right breaking reefs The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of sharks,.
Overall Punta Chipehua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Ski Resorts closest to Punta Chipehua:
- The closest passenger airport to Punta Chipehua is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX) in Mexico, which is 95 km (59 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Punta Chipehua is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 179 km (111 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM), also in Mexico, 181 km (112 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Chipehua, Oaxaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Chipehua sea temperature, Punta Chipehua photographs, Punta Chipehua detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Chipehua webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Punta Chipehua 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 Punta Chipehua.