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El Anclote ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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El Anclote

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El Anclote

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.7 °C

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Monday, 22 January 2018, 22:22 Local time
MonTuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 8 13 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 15
N 15
Wind State off cross-
off cross-

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El Anclote in Nayarit is a reasonably exposed reef break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - Urchins - Rocks - Private beach - Localism.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Bahia, 2 km from El Anclote.

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El Anclote Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Veneros AMK Nayarit wx, 10 km from El Anclote.


Air temperature
21.8 °C

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Overall El Anclote Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to El Anclote is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Anclote is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 101 km (63 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Anclote, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view El Anclote sea temperature, El Anclote photographs, El Anclote detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Anclote webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and El Anclote 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 El Anclote.