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Bocana del Cojimies Surf Guide

Bocana del Cojimies in Manabi is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include sharks and rocks.

Bocana del Cojimies Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bocana del Cojimies:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bocana del Cojimies occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bocana del Cojimies (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bocana del Cojimies with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in February while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bocana del Cojimies Location Map

Interactive Bocana del Cojimies surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Bocana del Cojimies is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, which is 160 km (99 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bocana del Cojimies is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 161 km (100 miles) away.

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Bocana del Cojimies Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 27 March 2023, 11:43 Local Time
Monday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 16 21
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Bocana del Cojimies

Surf stats for Bocana del Cojimies, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bocana del Cojimies

Wind stats for Bocana del Cojimies, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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