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Cuyutlan ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Cuyutlan Surf Guide

Cuyutlan in Colima is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Cuyutlan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cuyutlan:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cuyutlan occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cuyutlan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 66% of the time in December while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
66%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cuyutlan Location Map

Interactive Cuyutlan 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 Cuyutlan is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO) in Mexico, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cuyutlan is Colima Airport (CLQ), also in Mexico, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Cuyutlan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 12:13 Local Time
Tuesday 13
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SW
Period (s) 20 20 19 18
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SSW 15
WSW 15
W
Wind State glass on cross-
on
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on

Swell History at Cuyutlan

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

Wind History at Cuyutlan

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

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