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El Mansito ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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El Mansito Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 14:32 Local time
Sunday 23Mon
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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El Mansito in Guayas is an exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks left and there is a left hand point break as well. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Punta Blanca, 7 km from El Mansito.

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El Mansito Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punta 10 Santa Elena Canton wx, 3 km from El Mansito.

wind obs. (12.6 kph from 315 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
23.8 °C

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Overall El Mansito Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Mansito is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Mansito is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Third is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO) in Ecuador, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador is 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to El Mansito and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Mansito, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view El Mansito sea temperature, El Mansito photographs, El Mansito detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Mansito webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and El Mansito 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 El Mansito.