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Punta Descanso ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Punta Descanso Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.3 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 16:20 Local time
Wednesday 12Thu
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WNW 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
cross off off

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Punta Descanso in West Guerrero is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Zihuatanejo, 3 km from Punta Descanso.

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Punta Descanso Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punta Marina Zihuatanejo De Azueta Municipality wx, 3 km from Punta Descanso.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
30.2 °C

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Overall Punta Descanso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta Descanso is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta Descanso is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 80 km (50 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Descanso, Guerrero. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Descanso sea temperature, Punta Descanso photographs, Punta Descanso detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Descanso webcams, current wind from Guerrero live weather stations and Punta Descanso 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 Descanso.