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Aticama ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Aticama Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.3 °C

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Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 14:54 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
W 5
E 5
Wind State cross-
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Aticama in Nayarit is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Blas, 8 km from Aticama.

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Aticama Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 9km E of Jalcocotan, 18 km from Aticama.

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Overall Aticama Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Aticama is Tepic Airport (TPQ) in Mexico, which is 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Aticama is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR), also in Mexico, 89 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Aticama, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view Aticama sea temperature, Aticama photographs, Aticama detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Aticama webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and Aticama tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Aticama.