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Atacames ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Atacames Surf Forecast / Esmeraldas / Ecuador

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Thursday 24 May 2018 ECT

Atacames surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Atacames sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 24 May 1981-2005 - mean: 26.5 max: 28.7 min: 24.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.7
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.3
SW
0.5
WSW
0.3
SW
0.4
WSW
0.4
SW
0.4
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0.6
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0.4
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0.4
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0.4
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0.5
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0.5
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0.5
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0.5
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0.3
SW
Period(s) (?)14141413134419418416161513131514141413133
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)167121916258111757105079691145631037774979185782
Wind
(km/h)
5
SSW
5
W
10
W
5
WSW
10
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
15
WSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
NNW
5
NE
0
SSE
10
WSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
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glasscross-
on
glassglasscrosscross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

11:35AM
2.78

12:08AM
2.58
12:36PM
2.81

1:09AM
2.65

1:29PM
2.87
2:02AM
2.74

2:16PM
2.93
2:47AM
2.83

2:58PM
2.97
3:29AM
2.89

3:37PM
2.98

4:08AM
2.92
4:15PM
2.98

4:46AM
2.92
Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:10AM
0.64
5:57PM
0.64

6:16AM
0.64
6:58PM
0.54

7:14AM
0.61

7:50PM
0.44
8:05AM
0.57

8:35PM
0.35
8:50AM
0.53

9:16PM
0.28
9:31AM
0.50

9:54PM
0.25
10:11AM
0.49

10:31PM
0.25

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Atacames blow from the SE.
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moderate rain
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Summary
some cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudsrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsmod. rainsome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrs
Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
2426252426252424242325252425252426252525252424
Chill °C (?)
2427272527262425252427262427262427262525252524
Sunrise
-6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11--6:11---
Sunset
--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:22--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Thu morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Mon morning, min 24°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Atacames Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Atacames provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Atacames can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Atacames surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Atacames) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Atacames may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Esmeraldas? If you are looking for accommodation near Atacames, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Esmeraldas, consider staying in Propicia which is 20 km (12 miles) away. Other places in and around Esmeraldas where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Esmeraldas which is 21 km (13 miles) away and Rosa Zarate, 72 km (45 miles) away.