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

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Nayarit, Mexico)

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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) Spot ID:

Type: point/jetties

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 18:48 Local time

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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
W 5
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay) in Nayarit is a fairly exposed point/jetties break. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

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Live Weather:

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

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
30.0 °C

Current weather near Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay)

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

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

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Closest break Stoners Point (San Blas) 1 mi
Second closest break San Blas 2 mi
Third closest break Aticama 4 mi
Fourth closest break Santa Cruz 6 mi
Fifth closest break Platanitos 11 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

Closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 657 mi
Second closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 720 mi
Third closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 761 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 791 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 861 mi

Tide stations nearest to Las Islitas (Matanchen Bay):

Closest tide station San Blas 1 mi
Second closest tide station Bucerias 53 mi
Third closest tide station Puerto Vallarta 62 mi
Fourth closest tide station Isla del Bosque 93 mi
Fifth closest tide station Mazatlan 139 mi

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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

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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.
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