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Latitude: 15° 52.509' N
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Between Puerto escondido and Salina Cruz you will find santa cruz city in Huatulco bay.
DistanceTake a car
WalkLong walk (>30 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Don't know
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Barra de la Cruz
Wave qualityWorld Class
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
There are more than 30 beaches in huatulco area. Just find the good one.
Best is to ask to local people if you take the time to share a bit their life.
Protect and respect it!
By Anonymous , 13-10-2009
Barra - Sorry everyone- I got this place 1 year before the ripcurl pro or whoever it was exposed it. Me and two mates stayed for 2 weeks. Surfed everyday, as long as Kirra, as perfect as the best spots in indo. Most times just the three of us- max 10 guys out. Not a brag- just saying it pays to get out and go places before the world tour picks em up. Peace
By Anonymous , 05-08-2009
waste of time - just back from mexico...
this wave is the best wave in oaxaca.
but its so pack that you can wait for one wave like 20-30 minutes.
do the consideration if its worth it, i dont think so....
By Anonymous , 20-07-2009
this wave rocks - this place rules dont believe what you read, nexpa is a muddy mush burger and ticla is over run by canadians and guadalajara wannabes. this is the best wave in mexico hands down. a must for the traveler who want to catch sick waves. early not crowded at all
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