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El Mystic Surf Guide

El Mystic in Pacific Coast is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rocks.

El Mystic Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Mystic:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Mystic occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing El Mystic with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in March while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Mystic Location Map

Interactive El Mystic 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 Mystic is Jose Celestino Mutis (Bahia Solano) Airport (BSC) in Colombia, which is 67 km (42 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Mystic is El Carano (Quibdo) Airport (UIB), also in Colombia, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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El Mystic Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 03:36 Local Time
Sunday 14
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
15
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at El Mystic

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

Wind History at El Mystic

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near El Mystic. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon river  redRiver
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Mystic: