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Punta Carnero ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.2

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Punta Carnero

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 16:09 Local time
Tuesday 14Wed
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
W 20
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-
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Punta Carnero in Guayas is an exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Anconcito, 4 km from Punta Carnero.

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Punta Carnero Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Salinas-General Ulpiano Paez Airport, 12 km from Punta Carnero.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
21.6 °C

Current weather near Punta Carnero

Overall Punta Carnero Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Carnero is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Carnero is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Third is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO) in Ecuador, 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador is 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Carnero and is 152 km (94 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Carnero, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Carnero sea temperature, Punta Carnero photographs, Punta Carnero detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Carnero webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and Punta Carnero 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 Carnero.