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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.0 °C

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 13:47 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 13 13 17
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 5
N 5
Wind State cross-
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Punta Encomienda in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, jetties.

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At Puerto Escondido Airport, 51 km from Punta Encomienda.

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Overall Punta Encomienda Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Encomienda is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Encomienda is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 143 km (89 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Encomienda, Oaxaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Encomienda sea temperature, Punta Encomienda photographs, Punta Encomienda detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Encomienda webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Punta Encomienda 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 Encomienda.