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San Juan de Alima ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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San Juan de Alima Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.7 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 12:01 Local time
Saturday 20
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 12 12 - 12
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 15
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State glass on on cross-

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San Juan de Alima in Michoacan is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

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  • The closest passenger airport to San Juan de Alima is Colima Airport (CLQ) in Mexico, 80 km (50 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to San Juan de Alima is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC) in Mexico, 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN) in Mexico is 195 km (121 miles) away.
  • Zamora Airport (ZMM), also in Mexico is the fifth nearest airport to San Juan de Alima and is 221 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for San Juan de Alima, Michoacan. Use the tab navigation above to view San Juan de Alima sea temperature, San Juan de Alima photographs, San Juan de Alima detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, San Juan de Alima webcams, current wind from Michoacan live weather stations and San Juan de Alima 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 San Juan de Alima.