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Sipacate ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Sipacate Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.9 °C

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Sunday, 15 July 2018, 19:22 Local time
SunMonday 16
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
NW 5
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Sipacate in Pacific Coast is an exposed beach break that usually has waves The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Guatemala wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Sipacate Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Jose Airport, 41 km from Sipacate.


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Current weather near Sipacate

Overall Sipacate Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Sipacate is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 104 km (65 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sipacate is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Coban Airport (CBV) in Guatemala, 192 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sipacate, Pacific Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Sipacate sea temperature, Sipacate photographs, Sipacate detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sipacate webcams, current wind from Pacific Coast live weather stations and Sipacate tide predictions. The Guatemala swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Guatemala 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 Guatemala 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 Sipacate.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.