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Los Pinos ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.5

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Los Pinos Surf Guide

Los Pinos in Sinaloa is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Los Pinos Spot Info

Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Pinos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Los Pinos occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Los Pinos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in September while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% 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 Los Pinos Location Map

Interactive Los Pinos 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 Los Pinos is General Rafael Buelna International (Mazatlan) Airport (MZT) in Mexico, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Los Pinos is Culiacan International Airport (CUL), also in Mexico, 195 km (121 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Los Pinos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 09:16 Local Time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 18 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 0
NNE 15
SW 15
WSW 15
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Los Pinos

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

Wind History at Los Pinos

Wind stats for Los Pinos, 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 Los Pinos. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Los Pinos: