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Puerto Arista ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Puerto Arista Surf Guide

Puerto Arista in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Puerto Arista Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
29.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Arista:

The best conditions reported for surf at Puerto Arista occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Puerto Arista with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 74% of the time in July while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
74%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Puerto Arista Location Map

Interactive Puerto Arista 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 Puerto Arista is Francisco Sarabia (Tuxtla Gutierrez) Airport (TGZ) in Mexico, which is 112 km (70 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Puerto Arista is Tapachula International Airport (TAP), also in Mexico, 221 km (137 miles) away.

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Puerto Arista Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 04:05 Local Time
Friday 23
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
Period (s) 18 18 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 5
SE 10
SE 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Puerto Arista

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

Wind History at Puerto Arista

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

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