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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 Saturday 23 Sep 2017 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 26.8 °C (Statistics for 23 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 25.5 max: 27.2 min: 24.2 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)555554515558888889999999
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Wave
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Energy(?)2532463027393635403642996572474668529455535573
Wind
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15 SW15
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15 SW15
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15 SSW15
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25 WSW25
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High Tide
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5:24AM
3.17
5:45PM
3.03

6:01AM
3.05
6:24PM
2.90

6:38AM
2.90

7:03PM
2.73
7:16AM
2.72

7:46PM
2.56
8:00AM
2.54

8:35PM
2.40
8:50AM
2.38

9:34PM
2.27
9:54AM
2.26

10:46PM
2.23

Low Tide
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11:14PM
0.20
11:37AM
0.19

11:51PM
0.31
12:14PM
0.30

12:29AM
0.47
12:52PM
0.45

1:07AM
0.65

1:33PM
0.62
1:50AM
0.84

2:19PM
0.79
2:40AM
1.01

3:14PM
0.93
3:42AM
1.13

4:21PM
1.00

4:57AM
1.16

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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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue morning, min 23°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Tue 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.