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

Overall: 3.7

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Punta Barandua Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 14:10 Local time
Tuesday 25Wed
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
W 15
WSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Punta Barandua in Guayas is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Elena, 7 km from Punta Barandua.

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Punta Barandua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punta 10 Santa Elena Canton wx, 5 km from Punta Barandua.

wind obs. (13.7 kph from 294 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
23.8 °C

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Overall Punta Barandua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Barandua is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Barandua is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO) in Ecuador, 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador is 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Barandua and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Barandua, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Barandua sea temperature, Punta Barandua photographs, Punta Barandua detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Barandua webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and Punta Barandua 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 Punta Barandua.