RpmSURFER's photo of Puerto Escondido

\"MEXPIPE\" going off - View from La Punta on Friday Oct 3rd, 2008. Many, many more fotos at: www.RpmSURFER.com

Average rating of 4.47 from 165 votes

Puerto Escondido

Spot Location: Mexico, Pacific > Pacific Coast Mexico > Puerto Escondido

Date Taken: 3rd October 2008. 23490 page views since 6th October 2008.

Swell Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
No Incoming Swell   0 0 mph Clear 32°f
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fedearchdale Dec 13, 2008 Rating: 9

definitely not photoshoped , this is a typical profiles view of puerto when is firing! who ever has been there knows it! Viva la vida! Viva Mexico lindo y querido!! FAntastic shot by the way!

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bullethead Oct 14, 2008 Rating: -1

it could have been photoshopped but even it was ive seen thousands of afternoons like this here,when the afternoons offshore hits and a good swell is coming in.,and yes it does throw like this.you'll need more like a 7'6 or 8'to get you in time.nice shot rpm,keep them coming

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El Pirata Oct 11, 2008 Rating: -1

Puerto is pumpin!

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gland Oct 10, 2008 Rating: 3

sick photo, loving the composition with the town in the background

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Joskin mewn y fferm Oct 9, 2008 Rating: 6

Has that hit a sand bar to make it nearly go square? take a second to think! waves in Wales OR GB have to hit slab to go that ANGULAR!

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XX Check This X Oct 9, 2008 Rating: 4

heavy offshore ripping the top right off of the wave

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VUVUVU Oct 9, 2008 Rating: -3

looks like an afro

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grandpaballs Oct 9, 2008 Rating: 3

Well then I apologise. Well done on the pic

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SRH Oct 9, 2008 Rating: 0

grandpaballs - that's not been photoshoped, just a quality pic.

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wetcoast Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 5

MAAAAAAAN that looks like Neptunes boxing glove!!!!

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grandpaballs Oct 8, 2008 Rating: -1

Good shot, but am I wrong in saying that spray looks eerily unreal... Is photoshop destroying the world of really great photography? Don't want to be the asshole, but I would love to see more photos without all the added effects, so we can enjoy the real beauty of the ocean. No offence

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mozza Oct 8, 2008 Rating: -3

gotta love it !! sick, sick !!

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WA Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 8

a moment in time captured for the ages. glad to see back on the scene RPM!!

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beastman Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 1

I love this place!


CUANBEACHKID Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 3

thats amazing,could look at it all day.

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catfish Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 10

Rad shot, beleive all the hype, Puerto is concrete heavy! Take a 7'0 - 7'2 pintail. Make the drop set your line and dont try be too fancy this place will tear you a new O!

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magicalmrmaccertron Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 10

its no rest bay but its pretty damn sick

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Rito Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 0


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mike blackshaw Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 0

what a beautiful shape..

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tommo Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 1

and u must have an incredible zoom to capture this from la punta.

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tommo Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 10

have been missing having new pics of yours posted rpm, and u haven't disappointed with this effort.

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touchmyjohnson Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 12

Thats the most amazing shot that i have ever seen!

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road dog Oct 8, 2008 Rating: -1

genius shot

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rightcoastrepresent Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 9

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Ratbag Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 2

And, there's nobody out? Unbelievable!

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iSurfNewEngland Oct 8, 2008 Rating: 1