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Rucos ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.8

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Rucos Surf Guide

Rucos in Sinaloa is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rocks, locals and sharks.

Rucos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s21.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
21.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rucos:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Rucos 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 43% of the time in August while 57% 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
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
57%
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 Rucos Location Map

Interactive Rucos 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 Rucos is General Rafael Buelna International (Mazatlan) Airport (MZT) in Mexico, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Rucos is Culiacan International Airport (CUL), also in Mexico, 172 km (107 miles) away.

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Rucos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 22:14 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
Period (s) 13 12 12 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 0
NNW 5
E 5
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
glass off cross-
off

Swell History at Rucos

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

Wind History at Rucos

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

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