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Monterrico ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.7

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Monterrico Spot ID

Glassy barrels, Monterrico photo


Photo credit: Chris Estrada

Monterrico photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.8 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 00:13 Local time
SunMonday 30
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 19
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NE 15
NE 15
Wind State off off off off

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Monterrico in Pacific Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Guatemala wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Monterrico (0 km).

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Monterrico Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Jose Airport, 31 km from Monterrico.


Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near Monterrico

Overall Monterrico Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Monterrico Location Maps

Monterrico Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Monterrico:

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Wave buoys nearest to Monterrico:

Tide stations nearest to Monterrico:

  • Closest tide station
    San Jose
    18 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    53 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    La Libertad
    87 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    95 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    118 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Monterrico:

  • Closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1477 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1525 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1530 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1541 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Cataloochee (United States)
    1565 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Monterrico:

  • Closest city location
    Barberena (Guatemala)
    30 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Esquintla (Guatemala)
    31 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Palin (Guatemala)
    36 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fraijanes (Guatemala)
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Villa Canales (Guatemala)
    40 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Monterrico is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 75 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Monterrico is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, 169 km (105 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Coban Airport (CBV) in Guatemala, 174 km (108 miles) away.
Monterrico break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Monterrico, Pacific Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Monterrico sea temperature, Monterrico photographs, Monterrico detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Monterrico webcams, current wind from Pacific Coast live weather stations and Monterrico tide predictions. The Guatemala swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Guatemala 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 Guatemala 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 Monterrico.