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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: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 16:38 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
NW 5
NE 5
Wind State 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 WNW

Air temperature
22.6 °C

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

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  • 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.
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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).