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Puerto Escondido ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Puerto Escondido break guidePhoto by: Jaime Ancira

Puerto Escondido Surf Guide

Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca is an exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips and sharks.

Puerto Escondido Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
30.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Escondido:

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

Surf Forecasts:
Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Puerto Escondido sea temperature, Puerto Escondido photographs, Puerto Escondido detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puerto Escondido webcams, current wind from Oaxaca live weather stations and Puerto Escondido tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 08:29 Local time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 16 16 14 15
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NE 10
ESE 15
Wind State cross-
off cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Puerto Escondido, 1 km from Puerto Escondido.

IS AT (local time)

Puerto Escondido Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Escondido Airport, 1 km from Puerto Escondido.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Puerto Escondido

Overall Puerto Escondido Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Puerto Escondido: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Puerto Escondido: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

puerto escondido, zicatela photo

Puerto Escondido

Photo credit: Jaime Ancira

ZICATELA,OAXACA  APRIL 2017, Puerto Escondido photo

Puerto Escondido

Photo credit: OMAR DIPPSTER

Victor Brandão Wenceslau, Puerto Escondido photo

Puerto Escondido

Photo credit: Victor Brandão Wenceslau

Puerto Escondido Location Maps

Puerto Escondido Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Oaxaca surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Puerto Escondido

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Puerto Escondido:

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Wave buoys nearest to Puerto Escondido:

Tide stations nearest to Puerto Escondido:

  • Closest tide station
    Puerto Escondido
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Puerto Angel
    40 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Salina Cruz
    126 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    127 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Mateo del Mar
    139 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Puerto Escondido is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puerto Escondido is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Xoxocotlan International (Oaxaca) Airport (OAX), also in Mexico, 132 km (82 miles) away.
Puerto Escondido break location map and break info