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Barre de Potosi Surf Guide

Barre de Potosi in West Guerrero is an exposed reef and point break Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Barre de Potosi Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
28.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barre de Potosi:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barre de Potosi occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Barre de Potosi (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Barre de Potosi with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 70% of the time in December while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
70%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Barre de Potosi Location Map

Interactive Barre de Potosi 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 nearest passenger airport to Barre de Potosi is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Barre de Potosi is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 96 km (60 miles) away.

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Barre de Potosi Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 08:55 Local Time
Friday 20
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
5
15
20
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Barre de Potosi

Surf stats for Barre de Potosi, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Barre de Potosi

Wind stats for Barre de Potosi, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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