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Playa Bruja Surf Guide

Playa Bruja in Sinaloa is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of .

Playa Bruja Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Bruja:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Bruja 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 Playa Bruja (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Playa Bruja 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 38% of the time in August while 62% 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
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
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 Playa Bruja Location Map

Interactive Playa Bruja 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 Playa Bruja is General Rafael Buelna International (Mazatlan) Airport (MZT) in Mexico, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Playa Bruja is Culiacan International Airport (CUL), also in Mexico, 176 km (109 miles) away.

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Playa Bruja Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 04:09 Local Time
Saturday 28
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Playa Bruja

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

Wind History at Playa Bruja

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

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