Rio Chico Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Ecuador – Manabi)
Rio Chico Spot ID:
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 22.3 °C
Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 12:41 Local time
For Puerto Lopez, Ecuador, 11 miles from Rio Chico.
At Salinas-General Ulpiano Paez Airport, 62 km from Rio Chico.
Overall Rio Chico Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Rio Chico
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rio Chico:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Ayampe||2 mi|
|Second closest break||Montanita||4 mi|
|Third closest break||Punta Mala||7 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Playa Bruja||21 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Puerto Cayo||22 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Rio Chico:
|Closest wave buoy||Western Caribbean Buoy||1272 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||Yucatan Basin Buoy||1508 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Eastern Caribbean Buoy||1720 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||Bay of Campeche Buoy||1858 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||East of Bahamas Buoy||1879 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Rio Chico:
|Closest tide station||Puerto Lopez||7 mi|
|Second closest tide station||La Libertad||39 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Manta||51 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Guayaquil||75 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Puerto Nuevo||75 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Rio Chico:
|Closest ski area||Huascaran (Peru)||561 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Chacaltaya (Bolivia)||1340 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Ski Arpa (Chile)||2245 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Portillo (Chile)||2264 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Los Penitentes (Argentina)||2266 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Rio Chico:
|Closest city location||Jipijapa (Ecuador)||28 mi|
|Second closest city location||La Libertad (Ecuador)||39 mi|
|Third closest city location||Santa Elena (Ecuador)||39 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Salinas (Ecuador)||40 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Portoviejo (Ecuador)||45 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Rio Chico is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Rio Chico is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 79 km (49 miles) away.
- Third is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 81 km (50 miles) away.
- Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE) in Ecuador is 118 km (73 miles) away.
- General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Rio Chico and is 202 km (125 miles) away.