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Playa Novillero ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Playa Novillero Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 32.0 °C

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 21:54 Local time
WedThursday 18
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
Wind State cross cross-
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Playa Novillero in Nayarit is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Playa Novillero Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mazatlan, 103 km from Playa Novillero.


Air temperature
28 °C

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Overall Playa Novillero Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Novillero is General Rafael Buelna International (Mazatlan) Airport (MZT) in Mexico, which is 103 km (64 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Novillero is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR), also in Mexico, 196 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Novillero, Nayarit. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Novillero sea temperature, Playa Novillero photographs, Playa Novillero detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Novillero webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and Playa Novillero 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 Novillero.