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Manzanillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Manzanillo Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.4 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 15:15 Local time
Sunday 29
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 16
Wind (km/h) 5
WNW 15
WSW 20
SW 10
Wind State glass cross-
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Manzanillo in West Guerrero is an exposed reef and point break that is often working and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Saladita, 4 km from Manzanillo.

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Manzanillo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ixtapa Zihuatane Airport, 38 km from Manzanillo.

light winds from the SW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
32 °C

Current weather near Manzanillo

Overall Manzanillo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Manzanillo Location Maps

Manzanillo Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Manzanillo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Manzanillo:

Tide stations nearest to Manzanillo:

  • Closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Cardenas (Melchor Ocampo)
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lazaro Cardenas
    29 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Lazaro Cardenas
    31 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Manzanillo:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache (United States)
    1098 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)
    1158 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Park Resort (United States)
    1218 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sandia Peak (United States)
    1237 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe (United States)
    1260 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Manzanillo:

  • Closest city location
    Zihuatanejo (Mexico)
    17 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Lazaro Cardenas (Mexico)
    31 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Las Guacamayas (Mexico)
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Nueva Italia de Ruiz (Mexico)
    87 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Apatzingan de la Constitucion (Mexico)
    97 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Manzanillo is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Manzanillo is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN), also in Mexico, 180 km (112 miles) away.
Manzanillo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Manzanillo, Guerrero. Use the tab navigation above to view Manzanillo sea temperature, Manzanillo photographs, Manzanillo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Manzanillo webcams, current wind from Guerrero live weather stations and Manzanillo 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 Manzanillo.