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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Colima, Mexico)


The Colonia Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.3 °C

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Monday, 30 March 2015, 10:15 Local time

Monday 30
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 15
SSW 20
SW 15
Wind State glass on cross-

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The Colonia in Colima is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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For Cuyutlan, 7 km from The Colonia.

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Live Weather:

At Manzanillo, 26 km from The Colonia.


Air temperature
22.8 °C

Current weather near The Colonia

Overall The Colonia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Colonia:

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Closest break Cuyutlan 4 mi
Second closest break El Paraiso 8 mi
Third closest break Pascuales 11 mi
Fourth closest break Campos at Manzanillo 17 mi
Fifth closest break Ahijedero 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to The Colonia:

Closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 686 mi
Second closest wave buoy Corpus Christi Buoy 727 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Gulf Buoy 817 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Freeport Buoy 830 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Galveston Buoy 936 mi

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

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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

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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
  • 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.
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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.


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