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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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 Popotla

Mexico, Baja Norte

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 Access

Through the restaurants or the army area.

English (Translate this text in English): Through the restaurants or the army area.

English (Translate this text in English): Through the restaurants or the army area.

English (Translate this text in English): Through the restaurants or the army area.

DistanceTake a car

WalkLong walk (>30 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeReef-rocky

DirectionLeft

BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)

PowerFast

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest

Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rocks

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By sandra scholz , 05-02-2010

- surk was epic last weekend. This site lists access through the army base, which doesnt exist. You can access the wave through the trailer park as well.

By Anonymous , 04-07-2009

- hi i remember surfing as a kid there everyday .the live bands at the cantina .the sunken fire pit . and tonys mom making fresh flour tortillas . cruising in tonys vw bus that was the life . hello to all from buck #38

By Anonymous , 06-11-2008

LOCAL OF HERE POPOTLA - PLEASE DONT CROWED THIS SPOT....I LIVE IN THE FISHING VILLAGE OF POPOTLA FOR MORE INFORMATION(OSEAS6676@HOTMAIL.COM

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