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Tilapa ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Tilapa Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.8 °C

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Friday, 14 December 2018, 03:31 Local time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
N 5
NNW 15
Wind State off cross-

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Tilapa in Pacific Coast is an exposed river break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Guatemala wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Suchiate, 3 km from Tilapa.

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Tilapa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tapachula Airport, 31 km from Tilapa.


Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Tilapa

Overall Tilapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Tilapa is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, which is 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tilapa is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 182 km (113 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tilapa, Pacific Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Tilapa sea temperature, Tilapa photographs, Tilapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tilapa webcams, current wind from Pacific Coast live weather stations and Tilapa 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 Tilapa.