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Playa Bonfil ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.7
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Playa Bonfil Spot ID

Playa Bonfil Acapulco Mex photo

Playa Bonfil

Photo credit: Julio Munoz

BONFIL , ACAPULCO, Playa Bonfil photo

Playa Bonfil

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La bonfil , Acapulco, Playa Bonfil photo

Playa Bonfil

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La BON , ACAPULCO, Playa Bonfil photo

Playa Bonfil

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Playa Bonfil


Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.8 °C

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Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 00:57 Local time
TueWednesday 02
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
WNW 10
NW 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Playa Bonfil in West Guerrero is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Playa Bonfil (0 km).

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Playa Bonfil Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Acapulco, 24 km from Playa Bonfil.


Air temperature
27.0 °C

Current weather near Playa Bonfil

Overall Playa Bonfil Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Playa Bonfil Location Maps

Playa Bonfil Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Bonfil:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa Bonfil:

Tide stations nearest to Playa Bonfil:

  • Closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    62 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    135 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    142 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Cardenas (Melchor Ocampo)
    181 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Playa Bonfil:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache (United States)
    1203 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)
    1288 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Park Resort (United States)
    1339 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sandia Peak (United States)
    1342 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe (United States)
    1364 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Playa Bonfil:

  • Closest city location
    Acapulco (Mexico)
    14 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Chilpancingo (Mexico)
    60 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Tlapa de Comonfort (Mexico)
    97 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Iguala de la Independencia (Mexico)
    114 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (Mexico)
    117 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Bonfil is General Juan N Alvarez International (Acapulco) Airport (ACA) in Mexico, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Bonfil is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), also in Mexico, 208 km (129 miles) away.
Playa Bonfil break location map and break info

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