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Ixtapa Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Ixtapa Island Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.6 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 19:51 Local time
WedThursday 24
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 10
NE 10
NNE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Ixtapa Island in West Guerrero is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. 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. There is a right hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins,rocks and sharks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Ixtapa, 2 km from Ixtapa Island.

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Ixtapa Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Zihuatanejo Zihuatanjo wx, 7 km from Ixtapa Island.


Air temperature
29.1 °C

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Overall Ixtapa Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ixtapa Island is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ixtapa Island is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN), also in Mexico, 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ixtapa Island, Guerrero. Use the tab navigation above to view Ixtapa Island sea temperature, Ixtapa Island photographs, Ixtapa Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ixtapa Island webcams, current wind from Guerrero live weather stations and Ixtapa Island 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 Island.