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

Overall: 3.5

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Portete Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.0 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 15:34 Local time
Monday 16Tue
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 4 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Portete in Esmiraldas is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Portete Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Esmeraldas Tachina, 71 km from Portete.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Portete

Overall Portete Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Portete Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Portete:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    684 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Chacaltaya (Bolivia)
    1428 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    2371 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Ski Arpa (Chile)
    2375 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Portillo (Chile)
    2392 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Portete:


  • The closest passenger airport to Portete is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, which is 173 km (107 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Portete is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 176 km (109 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Mariscal Sucre International (Quito) Airport (UIO), also in Ecuador, 188 km (117 miles) away.
Portete break location map and break info

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

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.