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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Mexico

Central America

Yes, Yes... we know its not in Central America... but it is on wannasurf.com

Mexico has a population of around 100 million people. Some areas may be dangerous for travellers especially aroud Puerto Escondido. Don't travel alone and don't be flashy with your new Rolex. The Mexican surf potentiel is enormous. Surf is possible all the year with the best season from June to September.
Plus: World class beach breaks and spots, consistancy, surf all the year, water temperature, low budget.
Minus: lots of crowded lineups, unsafe area for tourists and travellers, lot of possible sickness.
Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US
Geographic coordinates: 23 00 N, 102 00 W
Coastline: 9,330 km
Climate: varies from tropical to desert
Terrain: high, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert
Natural hazards: tsunamis along the Pacific coast, volcanoes and destructive earthquakes in the center and south, and hurricanes on the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean coasts
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)

Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US
Geographic coordinates: 23° 0' N, 102° 0' W
Coastline km: 9,330 km km
Climate: varies from tropical to desert
Terrain: high, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert
Elevation: lowest point: Laguna Salada -10 m highest point: Volcan Pico de Orizaba 5,700 m
Natural hazards: tsunamis along the Pacific coast, volcanoes and destructive earthquakes in the center and south, and hurricanes on the Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean coasts
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
Population: 106,202,903 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Capital: Mexico
Divisions: 31 states and 1 federal district* ; Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Colima, Distrito Federal*, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro de Arteaga, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz-Llave, Yucatan, Zacatecas

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Seasons
Jan/Feb Mar/Apr May/Jun Jul/Aug Sep/Oct Nov/Dec
Best Surfing Season
Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts Boardshorts
Water temp. 25°C
77°F
25°C
77°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
26°C
79°F
Air temp. 25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
28°C
82°F
28°C
82°F
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
Climate

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Zones

Zones (8) Surf Spots Sub zones
Oaxaca & Chiapas 16 0
Baja Norte 37 0
Baja Sur 25 0
Sinaloa & Nayarit 29 0
Jalisco - Colima 16 0
Michoacan 11 0
Guerrero 17 0
Gulf 29 1
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 Last surf sessions

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El Camaron
De JEIM
22 août 2012
El camaron session - El Camaron was not the best session of the trip, but was very close from the resort we were staying at, so it was easy to get to and you could surf all day long if you wanted to
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Rucos
De JEIM
19 août 2012
Rucos & Marmol - This is an out of town point, no one was out there surfing, we had the whole beach for our selfs.  Very nice wave, about a 10 second ride, peak, some barrels, nice FUN day.  Next to that point there is another that is not in the
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Los pinos
De JEIM
19 août 2012
Rucos session - In town spot, pretty good wave (left), a little bit of crowd, about 10 surfers in the water.  Wave is outstanding, rock bottom, shallow water, not recommended for a beginner.  About a 15 second ride in average. 
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Playa Delphine
De surfbc
11 déc. 2010
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El tule
De Brandad
15 août 2010
blowfish! - On 2 days, only 1 other guy out each day.  3rd day all to myself.  A bit of a wait between sets, like a southswell lull.  Took my 11 yr old daughter out here for learning in consistent, glassy 3' waves, she freaked out when sh
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Voyage : Surf Trip to Mazatlan, Mexico
De JEIM
Du 16 août 2012 au 30 août 2012
Took a Surf Trip to Mexico last year to Mazatlan, Will probably do it again this year.  The town is amazing, nice people, nice food, GREAT night life. STOKED all the way.    I did it thru this company: http:/
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Voyage : Mexico Surf Cruise 2008
De divewrx
Du 25 oct. 2008 au 1 nov. 2008
Surf Cruise to Mexican Riviera with Robert August, Wingnut Weaver, Colin McPhillips and Mary Osborne on the MS Oosterdaam.  I won the Surf Cruise Cup for the "Best Ride" on this trip.  Just Lucky, and they got it on video!  M
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Voyage : Mexico, Troncones
De ThirdCoastSurfer
Du 17 juin 2006 au 24 juin 2006
Biggest swell i ever surfed. Big northern blew threw with off shore winds surf was about 15 to 20 ft faces. We surfed the ranch and Manzanillo Point. Manzanillo PPoint was the biggest heaviest waves the waves broke on A rocky point and was only lefts
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Voyage : Mexico Baja K-181
De jcannon001
Du 22 août 2005 au 30 août 2005

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Voyage : Mexico Baja K-38
De jcannon001
Du 25 janv. 2005 au 28 janv. 2005

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By jared , 26-12-2009

Driving from Texas into Mexico - hi, my name is jared - i'm planning to drive down from canada into mexico - should be in texas around late january - i'm looking for anyone else who wants to drive down around that time. it'd be nice to have some more people to travel with just to be safe. email me if you're interested.

By Anonymous , 26-08-2009

- Hey leonardo no mas swine flu the in mexico i surf in mexico last month in barra de la cruz in oaxaca and everything its ok good wavegreat food and good vives, this season its good from baja south to chiapas.

By leonardo , 26-06-2009

september 2009 - hi to everysurfer....anywone know something about the pig fiver in mexico? i will been there in sepember 2009.please answer me.
thanks!!!

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