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

Overall: 3.7

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Zipolite Spot ID

La Benita Point, Zipolite photo


Photo credit: Fernando Ruiz-Escobar

mini zipol    !!!, Zipolite photo


Photo credit: francois lafeuille

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.5 °C

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 16:43 Local time
Wednesday 29Thu
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
Wind State on cross-

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Zipolite in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include sharks,.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Zipolite Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Angel, 2 km from Zipolite.

light winds from the SSW

No report
Air temperature
32.4 °C

Current weather near Zipolite

Overall Zipolite Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

The graph shows the combination of swells directed at Zipolite over a normal June. It i... (show all text)

The rose diagram illustrates how often and how strongly the wind blows from different d... (show all text)

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Also see Zipolite surf quality by season and Zipolite surf quality by month.

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Zipolite Location Maps

Zipolite Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Zipolite:

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Wave buoys nearest to Zipolite:

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
    166 mi
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Zipolite:

  • Closest city location
    Salina Cruz
    96 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan
    96 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Santo Domingo Tehuantepec
    98 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Oaxaca de Juarez
    100 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santiago Pinotepa Nacional
    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.
Zipolite break location map and break info

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.