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Ayampe ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ayampe Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.9 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 03:28 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 16 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Ayampe in Manabi is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Ayampe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manta/Eloy Alfaro International Airport, 84 km from Ayampe.

light winds from the S

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Ayampe

Overall Ayampe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ayampe is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ayampe is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE) in Ecuador is 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Ayampe and is 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ayampe, Manabi. Use the tab navigation above to view Ayampe sea temperature, Ayampe photographs, Ayampe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ayampe webcams, current wind from Manabi live weather stations and Ayampe tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Ayampe.