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El Faro ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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El Faro Surf Forecast / Michoacan / Mexico

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 CDT
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El Faro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Faro sea temperature is 26.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 27.6 max: 29.6 min: 25.9 °C)
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El Faro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Faro sea temperature is 26.7 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 27.6 max: 29.6 min: 25.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Michoacan

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at El Faro (calm at Pátzcuaro wx 184 km from El Faro).

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How big are the waves at El Faro today?

The current surf forecast for El Faro at 6AM is: 1.3m 16s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.8m 7s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 12:00am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (CDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)5ft (1.5m)16s
Afternoon (11 May)5ft (1.5m)16s
Evening (11 May)5ft (1.5m)16s

Table - waves today at El Faro. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
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T mexico.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T mexico.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T mexico.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
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1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
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5
W
5
W
0
NNW
5
NNE
0
S
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
5
WSW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNE
5
W
15
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
0
W
5
WNW
5
NNW
5
NNE
0
SE
15
S
15
SW
10
WSW
5
NW
5
NE
5
ENE
5
NNE
0
NE
15
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
0
NNW
5
NNE
5
N
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
5
W
0
W
5
NNW
5
NE
0
NE
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
WSW
0
NNW
5
N
0
SSW
15
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
5
NNW
5
N
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cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglassoff
7:14PM
0.42
6:57PM
0.50
7:19PM
0.57
7:45PM
0.61
8:08PM
0.63
8:26PM
0.63
8:43AM
0.16
8:38PM
0.62
7:37AM
0.19
8:43PM
0.59
4:23AM
0.07
4:13AM
0.05
4:18AM
0.04
4:32AM
0.05
4:51AM
0.08
5:07AM
0.13
12:02PM
0.13
5:05AM
0.17
12:35PM
0.11
4:24AM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, Mexico which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Faro.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Faro blow from the N

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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