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Pacifico ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Pacifico break guide

Pacifico Surf Guide

Pacifico in Siargao Islands is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. A left hand reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Pacifico Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pacifico:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Pacifico 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 59% of the time in September while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
59%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
25%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pacifico Location Map

Interactive Pacifico 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 Pacifico is Daniel Z Romualdez (Tacloban) Airport (TAC) in Philippines, which is 185 km (115 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pacifico is Cagayan De Oro (Ladag) Airport (CGY), also in Philippines, 236 km (147 miles) away.

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Pacifico Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 17:25 Local Time
Tuesday 20Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 2.5
NNW
2.4
NNW
2.2
N
2.1
N
Period (s) 14 14 13 14
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 25
SW 15
S 10
SW
Wind State off off cross-
off
off

Swell History at Pacifico

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

Wind History at Pacifico

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

Pacifico Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.3
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s22.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Scotty, from Australia
“Pacifico can have good surf the right time of year but can be fickle. The locals are mostly good people and if you have a good friendly attitude and try and help out some less fortunate locals you will be treated with respect and trust. Of coarse someone may be trying to get a little extra from you but hey, remind yourself that we live in another world of more opportunities and if you rock up showing off your money or look down on them of coarse you are going to be treated different. Be humble and try help the villages with rubbish or schooling etc. and you will have a rewarding time.The locals now are doing quite well from eco-tourism and the village is much better organised now than 10 years ago thanx to tourism and the government realising the potential of the area.what worries me is once it gets to G.L. situation it becomes a rat-race not a relaxing holiday so hope pacifico never becomes "over-cooked" Remember when you visit Siargao it's not all about you, try and put yourself in their shoes(or slippers)!”

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