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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.5 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 10:25 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 10
WNW 10
Wind State cross-
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El Tecuan in Jalisco is a quite exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northwest with some shelter here from west winds. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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El Tecuan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Vallarta Municipality wx, 56 km from El Tecuan.


Air temperature
26.3 °C

Current weather near El Tecuan

Overall El Tecuan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Tecuan is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Tecuan is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico, 162 km (101 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Tecuan, Jalisco. Use the tab navigation above to view El Tecuan sea temperature, El Tecuan photographs, El Tecuan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Tecuan webcams, current wind from Jalisco live weather stations and El Tecuan 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 Tecuan.