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Playa Motones ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Playa Motones Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 16:46 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ESE 15
ESE 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Playa Motones in Atlantic is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There are left and right breaking reefs. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Puerto Rico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isabela, 5 km from Playa Motones.

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Playa Motones Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bejucos Isabela wx, 5 km from Playa Motones.


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
27.0 °C

Current weather near Playa Motones

Buoy Data:

At Rincon Buoy , Puerto Rico, 16 miles from Playa Motones.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 11 13 10 13

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Overall Playa Motones Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa Motones:

  • Closest city location
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    23 mi
  • Third closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    46 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    58 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Motones is Rafael Hernandez (Aguadilla) Airport (BQN) in Puerto Rico, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Motones is Eugenio Maria De Hostos (Mayaguez) Airport (MAZ), also in Puerto Rico, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Mercedita (Ponce) Airport (PSE) in Puerto Rico, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci (San Juan) Airport (SIG) in Puerto Rico is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Luis Munoz Marin International (San Juan) Airport (SJU), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Motones and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
Playa Motones break location map and break info

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