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

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Tonchigue Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Ecuador – Esmeraldas)

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Tonchigue Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.6 °C

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 13:08 Local time

Wednesday 23
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 0.2
WNW
0.2
WNW
0.3
SW
0.2
WNW
Period (s) 13 12 14 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 20
SSW 20
SSW 20
SW
Wind State cross-
off
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off
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Tonchigue in Esmiraldas is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

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Tide Times:

For Casa Blanca, 7 km from Tonchigue.

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Live Weather:

At ASCAT280E1N, 66 km from Tonchigue.

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Current weather near Tonchigue

Overall Tonchigue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Tonchigue Location Maps

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Visitor Reviews of Tonchigue


Manuel Pallares from ECUADOR writes:

Tonchigue presenta una buena oportunidad para los surfistas especialemente cuado entra el Norte

2011-11-01

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Tonchigue:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Casa Blanca 4 mi
Second closest break Atacames 6 mi
Third closest break Punta Galera 10 mi
Fourth closest break Estero del Plátano 13 mi
Fifth closest break Mompiche 24 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Tonchigue:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 1105 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 1354 mi
Third closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 1554 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East of Bahamas Buoy 1697 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy SW Atlantic Buoy 1713 mi

Tide stations nearest to Tonchigue:

Closest tide station Muisne 17 mi
Second closest tide station Propicia 18 mi
Third closest tide station Puerto de Esmeraldas 22 mi
Fourth closest tide station Valdez 71 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Lorenzo 80 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Tonchigue:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 706 mi
Second closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 1443 mi
Third closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 2348 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 2372 mi
Fifth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 2375 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Tonchigue:

Closest city location Propicia (Ecuador) 18 mi
Second closest city location Esmeraldas (Ecuador) 19 mi
Third closest city location Rosa Zarate (Ecuador) 47 mi
Fourth closest city location Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Ecuador) 92 mi
Fifth closest city location Tumaco (Colombia) 103 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Tonchigue is La Florida (Tumaco) Airport (TCO) in Colombia, which is 171 km (106 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tonchigue is Mariscal Sucre International (Quito) Airport (UIO) in Ecuador, 193 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tonchigue, Esmeraldas. Use the tab navigation above to view Tonchigue sea temperature, Tonchigue photographs, Tonchigue detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tonchigue webcams, current wind from Esmeraldas live weather stations and Tonchigue tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Tonchigue.

 

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