summer brings good swells from a southern direction and
the spot to be is along the "corridor", a 15-20
mile stretch between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo,
on the Sea of Cortez. Winter swells are generally from
the northwest along the Pacific coast. The water temperature
is between 21¡C. (70¡F.) and 29¡C. (85¡F.)
year round and the sun is always hot.
late summer to early fall, during the "chubasco"
or storm season offers perhaps the best wave action..
One popular spot, known as "Zippers", is located
between Km. 28-29 on Mexican 1 on Playa Costa Azul. Other
Cabo area surfing spots include:
Palmilla: between Km. 28-27 near the Hotel Palmilla
Playa Acapulquito: on the Bay of San Jose Del Cabo
Playa Buenos Aires: Km. 22
Playa Cabo Real: Km. 20
Playa Cantamar: Km. 16
Punta Chileno: Km. 14
Playa Cabo Bello: between Km. 6-5
most surfing in the Cabo area short boards are sufficient.
Surfing supplies and equipment may be found in small surf
shops in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo.This surfing
guide is offered as general information for Cabo surf.
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