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La Punta Surf Guide

La Punta in Baja Sur is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks consists of rights. Sometimes crowded. Beware of sharks,.

La Punta Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
25.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Punta:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Punta occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Punta with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 88% of the time in May while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Punta Location Map

Interactive La Punta 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 Punta is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Punta is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 138 km (86 miles) away.

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La Punta Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 June 2023, 19:32 Local Time
SatSunday 11
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 17 17 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off cross-

Swell History at La Punta

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

Wind History at La Punta

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To La Punta:

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