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

Overall: 3.3

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Dead Point Surf Guide

Dead Point in Guayas is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. A reef breaks left. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include private, rips and rocks.

Dead Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dead Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dead Point occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Dead Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in February while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 72% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
72%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dead Point Location Map

Interactive Dead Point 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 Dead Point is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dead Point is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 123 km (76 miles) away.

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Dead Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 16:36 Local Time
Tuesday 02Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 17 13 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
WNW 10
WSW 15
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Dead Point

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

Wind History at Dead Point

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

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