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

Overall: 3.5

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Punta Murcielago Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C

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Thursday, 17 January 2019, 10:04 Local time
Thursday 17
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
WSW 20
WSW 15
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross-

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Punta Murcielago in Guayas is an exposed reef and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the northwest. There is a left breaking reef and there is a left hand point break too. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Elena, 4 km from Punta Murcielago.

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Punta Murcielago Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Punta 10 Santa Elena Canton wx, 10 km from Punta Murcielago.


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Air temperature
26.0 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Murcielago is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Murcielago is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Third is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO) in Ecuador, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador is 141 km (88 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Murcielago and is 156 km (97 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Murcielago, Guayas. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Murcielago sea temperature, Punta Murcielago photographs, Punta Murcielago detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Murcielago webcams, current wind from Guayas live weather stations and Punta Murcielago 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 Murcielago.