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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay)

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Type: point/jetties

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 04:04 Local time
Tuesday 01
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NE 5
ENE 10
Wind State off cross-
glass cross

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) in Nayarit is a quite exposed point/jetties break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Blas, 2 km from Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay).

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tepic, 36 km from Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay).

light winds from the SSE

Fog, sky not visible, no change
Air temperature
18.8 °C

Current weather near Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay)

Overall Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Location Maps

Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

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Wave buoys nearest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

Tide stations nearest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

  • Closest tide station
    San Blas
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    53 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Puerto Vallarta
    62 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Isla del Bosque
    93 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    139 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache (United States)
    815 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)
    829 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Park Resort (United States)
    901 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sandia Peak (United States)
    949 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe (United States)
    978 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

  • Closest city location
    Tepic (Mexico)
    25 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Puerto Vallarta (Mexico)
    62 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Escuinapa de Hidalgo (Mexico)
    99 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Tequila (Mexico)
    101 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Ameca (Mexico)
    103 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) is Tepic Airport (TPQ) in Mexico, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR), also in Mexico, 93 km (58 miles) away.
Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay), Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) sea temperature, Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) photographs, Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) 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 Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay).