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Bahia Santa Cruz Surf Guide

Bahia Santa Cruz in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of sharks,.

Bahia Santa Cruz Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bahia Santa Cruz:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bahia Santa Cruz occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bahia Santa Cruz (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bahia Santa Cruz with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in October while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bahia Santa Cruz Location Map

Interactive Bahia Santa Cruz surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bahia Santa Cruz is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX) in Mexico, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bahia Santa Cruz is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM), also in Mexico, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Bahia Santa Cruz Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 05:01 Local Time
Wednesday 18
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
1.3
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 18 18 18
Wind (km/h)
0
5
5
15
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Swell History at Bahia Santa Cruz

Surf stats for Bahia Santa Cruz, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bahia Santa Cruz

Wind stats for Bahia Santa Cruz, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Bahia Santa Cruz. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon point  redPoint/rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Bahia Santa Cruz: