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Islas Marietas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Islas Marietas Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell NW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 15:53 Local time
Wednesday 23Thu
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NW 20
N 15
Wind State cross-
off off

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Islas Marietas in Nayarit is an exposed reef break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of urchins,.

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At Playa Litibu Valle De Banderas wx, 20 km from Islas Marietas.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
26.6 °C

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Overall Islas Marietas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Islas Marietas is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Islas Marietas is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Islas Marietas, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view Islas Marietas sea temperature, Islas Marietas photographs, Islas Marietas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Islas Marietas webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and Islas Marietas 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 Islas Marietas.