Ixtapa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Ixtapa Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Guerrero, Mexico)

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Ixtapa Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.1 °C

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Saturday, 25 October 2014, 15:37 Local time

Saturday 25
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
1.0
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 15 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
WSW 20
SW 15
WSW
Wind State glass cross-
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Ixtapa in West Guerrero is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

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At Ixtapa Zihuatane Airport, 17 km from Ixtapa.

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Current weather near Ixtapa

Overall Ixtapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Ixtapa:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Ixtapa Island 1 mi
Second closest break Escolleras 2 mi
Third closest break Los Gatos 3 mi
Fourth closest break Punta Descanso 4 mi
Fifth closest break Playa Linda 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Ixtapa:

Closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 576 mi
Second closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 713 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 757 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 810 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 918 mi

Tide stations nearest to Ixtapa:

Closest tide station Zihuatanejo 4 mi
Second closest tide station Lazaro Cardenas 40 mi
Third closest tide station Cardenas (Melchor Ocampo) 41 mi
Fourth closest tide station Lazaro Cardenas 44 mi
Fifth closest tide station Acapulco 126 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Ixtapa:

Closest ski area Ski Apache (United States) 1109 mi
Second closest ski area Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States) 1172 mi
Third closest ski area Sunrise Park Resort (United States) 1231 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sandia Peak (United States) 1249 mi
Fifth closest ski area Ski Santa Fe (United States) 1272 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Ixtapa:

Closest city location Zihuatanejo (Mexico) 4 mi
Second closest city location Lazaro Cardenas (Mexico) 44 mi
Third closest city location Las Guacamayas (Mexico) 47 mi
Fourth closest city location Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Mexico) 99 mi
Fifth closest city location Apatzingan de la Constitucion (Mexico) 109 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Ixtapa is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ixtapa is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN), also in Mexico, 198 km (123 miles) away.
Ixtapa break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ixtapa, Guerrero. Use the tab navigation above to view Ixtapa sea temperature, Ixtapa photographs, Ixtapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ixtapa webcams, current wind from Guerrero live weather stations and Ixtapa 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 Ixtapa.

 

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