Zipolite ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 5.0

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Zipolite Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Oaxaca, Mexico)


Zipolite Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.7 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 16:04 Local time

Sunday 19 Mon
4PM 7PM 10PM 1AM
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
WSW 10
W 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Zipolite in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Beware of sharks,.

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Tide Times:

For Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, Mexico, 3 km from Zipolite.

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At Puerto Angel, 2 km from Zipolite.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
30.4 °C

Current weather near Zipolite

Overall Zipolite Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Zipolite:

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Closest break Topleca 10 mi
Second closest break Coyula 16 mi
Third closest break Rio Coyula 17 mi
Fourth closest break Zepotonengo 18 mi
Fifth closest break San Augustin 19 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Zipolite:

Closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 467 mi
Second closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 722 mi
Third closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 779 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 809 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 833 mi

Tide stations nearest to Zipolite:

Closest tide station Puerto Angel 2 mi
Second closest tide station Puerto Escondido 39 mi
Third closest tide station Salina Cruz 94 mi
Fourth closest tide station San Mateo del Mar 108 mi
Fifth closest tide station Marquelia 166 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Zipolite:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 1346 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States) 1467 mi
Third closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 1485 mi
Fourth closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 1501 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sunrise Park Resort (United States) 1505 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Zipolite:

Closest city location Salina Cruz (Mexico) 96 mi
Second closest city location Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan (Mexico) 96 mi
Third closest city location Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Mexico) 98 mi
Fourth closest city location Oaxaca de Juarez (Mexico) 100 mi
Fifth closest city location Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (Mexico) 110 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Zipolite is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX) in Mexico, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zipolite is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM), also in Mexico, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 152 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Zipolite, Oaxaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Zipolite sea temperature, Zipolite photographs, Zipolite detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Zipolite webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Zipolite 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 Zipolite.


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