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Los Capaes ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Los Capaes Spot ID

mañana de b2, Dk, Jimmy Alfonso, Los Capaes photo

Los Capaes

Photo credit: Juan Arias

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.4 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 01:30 Local time
SunMonday 24
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Los Capaes in Guayas is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. There is a left breaking reef. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Elena, 4 km from Los Capaes.

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Los Capaes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Salinas/gen Ulpi, 12 km from Los Capaes.

light winds from the SW

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Los Capaes

Overall Los Capaes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Los Capaes is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Los Capaes is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Third is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO) in Ecuador, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador is 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Los Capaes and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Los Capaes, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view Los Capaes sea temperature, Los Capaes photographs, Los Capaes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Los Capaes webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and Los Capaes tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Los Capaes.