Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Spot ID
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Reliability: rarely breaks
Best: Swell S | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 33.0 °C
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.
For San Blas, 2 km from Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay).
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At Tepic, 36 km from Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay).
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Overall Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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Use this relief map to navigate to Nayarit surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay)
Tide stations nearest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):
- Closest tide stationSan Blas1 mi
- Second closest tide stationBucerias53 mi
- Third closest tide stationPuerto Vallarta62 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationIsla del Bosque93 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationMazatlan139 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):
- Closest ski areaSki Apache (United States)815 mi
- Second closest ski areaMt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)829 mi
- Third closest ski areaSunrise Park Resort (United States)901 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSandia Peak (United States)949 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSki Santa Fe (United States)978 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):
- Closest city locationTepic (Mexico)25 mi
- Second closest city locationPuerto Vallarta (Mexico)62 mi
- Third closest city locationEscuinapa de Hidalgo (Mexico)99 mi
- Fourth closest city locationTequila (Mexico)101 mi
- Fifth closest city locationAmeca (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.
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).