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The Colonia ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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The Colonia Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.5 °C

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Friday, 29 May 2015, 17:24 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
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SSW
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Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
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W 5
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The Colonia in Colima is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cuyutlan, 7 km from The Colonia.

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The Colonia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manzanillo, 26 km from The Colonia.

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33.4 °C

Current weather near The Colonia

Overall The Colonia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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The Colonia Location Maps

The Colonia Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Colonia:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Colonia:

Tide stations nearest to The Colonia:

  • Closest tide station
    Manzanillo
    17 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Patricio
    44 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Puerto Vallarta
    137 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lazaro Cardenas
    142 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Cardenas (Melchor Ocampo)
    145 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to The Colonia:

  • Closest ski area
    Ski Apache (United States)
    998 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mt Lemmon Ski Valley (United States)
    1022 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Park Resort (United States)
    1093 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sandia Peak (United States)
    1134 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Santa Fe (United States)
    1161 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to The Colonia:

  • Closest city location
    Tecoman (Mexico)
    15 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Manzanillo (Mexico)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Colimas (Mexico)
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Villa de Alvarez (Mexico)
    33 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Autlan de Navarro (Mexico)
    60 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Colonia is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO) in Mexico, which is 53 km (33 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Colonia is Colima Airport (CLQ), also in Mexico, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Don Miguel Y Hidalgo International (Guadalajara) Airport (GDL), also in Mexico, 195 km (121 miles) away.
The Colonia break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Colonia, Colima. Use the tab navigation above to view The Colonia sea temperature, The Colonia photographs, The Colonia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Colonia webcams, current wind from Colima live weather stations and The Colonia 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 The Colonia.