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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 31.5 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 20:12 Local time
ThuFriday 17
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 14 6 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
ENE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-

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Platanitos in Nayarit is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the southeast. The ideal swell angle is from the northwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Localism.

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Live Weather:

At Tepic, 40 km from Platanitos.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
27.6 °C

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Overall Platanitos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Platanitos is Tepic Airport (TPQ) in Mexico, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Platanitos is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR), also in Mexico, 75 km (47 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Platanitos, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view Platanitos sea temperature, Platanitos photographs, Platanitos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Platanitos webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and Platanitos 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 Platanitos.