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Ollas Altas ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Ollas Altas Surf Guide

Ollas Altas in Sinaloa is an exposed beach and point break that is often working. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right and there is a left hand point break too. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of urchins, rocks and pollution.

Ollas Altas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ollas Altas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ollas Altas occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ollas Altas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in August while 56% 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
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
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 Ollas Altas Location Map

Interactive Ollas Altas 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 Ollas Altas is General Rafael Buelna International (Mazatlan) Airport (MZT) in Mexico, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ollas Altas is Culiacan International Airport (CUL), also in Mexico, 203 km (126 miles) away.

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Ollas Altas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 04:47 Local Time
Monday 17
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 21 21
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 5
E 5
SSE 10
SW
Wind State cross glass cross cross-
on

Swell History at Ollas Altas

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

Wind History at Ollas Altas

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

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