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

Overall: 3.7

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El Pelado Spot ID

Pelado, El Pelado photo

El Pelado

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Friday, 22 June 2018, 06:44 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
W 15
W 20
Wind State cross-

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El Pelado in Guayas is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks favour rights and a right hand reef break too.. Rarely crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Engabao, 7 km from El Pelado.

IS AT (local time)

El Pelado Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At General Villamil wx, 9 km from El Pelado.

light winds from the NNE

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near El Pelado

Overall El Pelado Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

The figure describes the range of swells directed at El Pelado over a normal June, base... (show all text)

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El Pelado Location Maps

El Pelado Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Pelado is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Pelado is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP) in Peru is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Mariscal Lamar (Cuenca) Airport (CUE) in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to El Pelado and is 168 km (104 miles) away.
El Pelado break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Pelado, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view El Pelado sea temperature, El Pelado photographs, El Pelado detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Pelado webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and El Pelado 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 Pelado.