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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

Overall: 3.3

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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: 29.1 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 23:29 Local time
MonTuesday 11
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
NNE 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-
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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.


Air temperature
26.2 °C

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Overall The Colonia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • 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.