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Puerto San Jose Surf Guide

Puerto San Jose in Pacific Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

Puerto San Jose Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto San Jose:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Puerto San Jose with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in April while 39% 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
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
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 Puerto San Jose Location Map

Interactive Puerto San Jose 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 closest passenger airport to Puerto San Jose is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 81 km (50 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Puerto San Jose is Coban Airport (CBV), also in Guatemala, 178 km (111 miles) away.

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Puerto San Jose Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 22:31 Local Time
MonTuesday 05
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m)
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 8 13
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
10
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
off

Swell History at Puerto San Jose

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

Wind History at Puerto San Jose

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Puerto San Jose. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon river  redRiver/jetty
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    9km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    29km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Puerto San Jose: