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Iztapa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Iztapa Spot ID

Sunset at Iztapa photo


Photo credit: Dennis Romero

beach break  puerto de iztapa, guatemala.  photo


Photo credit: milton perez

Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 32.1 °C

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Friday, 1 July 2016, 01:59 Local time
Friday 01
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
NE 5
SSE 10
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Iztapa in Pacific Coast is an exposed river break that has reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Guatemala wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Iztapa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Jose Airport, 14 km from Iztapa.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Iztapa

Overall Iztapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Iztapa Location Maps

Iztapa Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Iztapa:

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Wave buoys nearest to Iztapa:

Tide stations nearest to Iztapa:

  • Closest tide station
    San Jose
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    63 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    85 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    La Libertad
    98 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    108 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Iztapa:

  • Closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1479 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1526 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1531 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1543 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Cataloochee (United States)
    1567 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Iztapa:

  • Closest city location
    26 mi
  • Second closest city location
    33 mi
  • Third closest city location
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    39 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Iztapa is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 76 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Iztapa is Coban Airport (CBV), also in Guatemala, 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, 186 km (116 miles) away.
Iztapa break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Iztapa, Pacific Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Iztapa sea temperature, Iztapa photographs, Iztapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Iztapa webcams, current wind from Pacific Coast live weather stations and Iztapa tide predictions. The Guatemala swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Guatemala 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 Guatemala 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 Iztapa.