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La Bocana ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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La Bocana Surf Guide

La Bocana in Baja Sur is an exposed sandbar/point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks peel to the right and also offers a left hand point break too. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

La Bocana Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Bocana:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Bocana occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Bocana (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Bocana with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in August while 77% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Bocana Location Map

Interactive La Bocana 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 La Bocana is Loreto International Airport (LTO) in Mexico, which is 255 km (158 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Bocana is General Jose Maria Yanez International (Guaymas) Airport (GYM), also in Mexico, 307 km (191 miles) away.

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La Bocana Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 07:39 Local Time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 15 21 21 21
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 30
WNW 30
WNW 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at La Bocana

Surf stats for La Bocana, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Bocana

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

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