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Rio Nexpa ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Rio Nexpa Spot ID

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Rio Nexpa

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Rio Nexpa

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Type: point/rivermouth

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.1 °C

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Thursday, 19 September 2019, 11:54 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
NW 15
W 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Rio Nexpa in Michoacan is a reasonably exposed point/rivermouth break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks right and there is a left hand point break as well. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Ixtapa Zihuatane Airport, 150 km from Rio Nexpa.

light winds from the NW

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
27 °C

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Overall Rio Nexpa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Rio Nexpa is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC) in Mexico, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rio Nexpa is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), also in Mexico, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Third is Colima Airport (CLQ) in Mexico, 156 km (97 miles) away.
  • Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN) in Mexico is 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to Rio Nexpa and is 220 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rio Nexpa, Michoacan. Use the tab navigation above to view Rio Nexpa sea temperature, Rio Nexpa photographs, Rio Nexpa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rio Nexpa webcams, current wind from Michoacan live weather stations and Rio Nexpa tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Rio Nexpa.