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El Miramar Surf Guide

El Miramar in Guayas is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds blow from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

El Miramar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Miramar:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Miramar occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing El Miramar with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in January while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% 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 El Miramar Location Map

Interactive El Miramar 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 El Miramar is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Miramar is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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El Miramar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 March 2023, 11:49 Local Time
Saturday 25
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 9 9 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross glass cross cross-

Swell History at El Miramar

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

Wind History at El Miramar

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

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