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Sipacate Surf Guide

Sipacate in Pacific Coast is an exposed beach break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Sipacate Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sipacate:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Sipacate with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 66% of the time in November while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
66%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sipacate Location Map

Interactive Sipacate 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 Sipacate is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 104 km (65 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sipacate is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Sipacate Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 22:49 Local Time
SunMonday 27
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m)
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
5
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sipacate

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

Wind History at Sipacate

Wind stats for Sipacate, 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 Sipacate. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    11km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    27km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    33km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    37km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    43km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sipacate: