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Ocos Surf Guide

Ocos in Pacific Coast is an exposed river break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Ocos Spot Info

Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ocos:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ocos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 63% of the time in November while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Ocos Location Map

Interactive Ocos 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 Ocos is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, which is 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ocos is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 184 km (114 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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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.
Ocos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 16 May 2022, 07:30 Local Time
Monday 16
Wave (m)
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Ocos

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

Wind History at Ocos

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

    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/pier
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    29km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    59km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetties
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    78km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    104km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Ocos: