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Zepotonengo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Zepotonengo Surf Guide

Zepotonengo in Oaxaca is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of sharks,.

Zepotonengo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Zepotonengo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Zepotonengo 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 Zepotonengo (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Zepotonengo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 63% of the time in November while 35% 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
63%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
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 Zepotonengo Location Map

Interactive Zepotonengo 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 Zepotonengo is Puerto Escondido Airport (PXM) in Mexico, which is 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Zepotonengo is Bahias De Huatulco International Airport (HUX), also in Mexico, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Zepotonengo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 11:32 Local Time
Tuesday 18
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 2.1
SSW
2.0
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WSW 20
WSW 20
W
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Zepotonengo

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

Wind History at Zepotonengo

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

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