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El Tizate ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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El Tizate Spot ID

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El Tizate

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Saturday, 15 December 2018, 18:43 Local time
Saturday 15Sun
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 13 13 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
Wind State on glass cross-

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El Tizate in Nayarit is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of urchins, rips, rocks and locals.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, 2 km from El Tizate.

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El Tizate Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Vallarta Municipality wx, 1 km from El Tizate.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
27.3 °C

Current weather near El Tizate

Overall El Tizate Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Tizate is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Tizate is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico, 179 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Tizate, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view El Tizate sea temperature, El Tizate photographs, El Tizate detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Tizate webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and El Tizate 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 Tizate.