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Photo credit: Rodrigo Alonso

La derecha de Viejamar. Right at Viejamar photo


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Good right for body boards and bords in Viejamar photo


Photo credit: Rodrigo Alonso

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.8 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 13:48 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 13 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 15
WSW 10
Wind State on on on cross-

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Viejamar in Manabi is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, undertow.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ayampe, 6 km from Viejamar.

IS AT (local time)

Viejamar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pacific Seaside Puerto Cayo wx, 35 km from Viejamar.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
23.2 °C

Current weather near Viejamar

Overall Viejamar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Viejamar:


  • The closest passenger airport to Viejamar is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 65 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Viejamar is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE) in Ecuador is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Viejamar and is 204 km (127 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Viejamar, Manabi. Use the tab navigation above to view Viejamar sea temperature, Viejamar photographs, Viejamar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Viejamar webcams, current wind from Manabi live weather stations and Viejamar 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 Viejamar.