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

Overall: 3.5

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El Paraiso Surf Guide

El Paraiso in Colima is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

El Paraiso Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Paraiso:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Paraiso 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 El Paraiso (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Paraiso 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 64% of the time in December while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
64%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Paraiso Location Map

Interactive El Paraiso 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 Paraiso is Colima Airport (CLQ) in Mexico, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Paraiso is Playa De Oro International (Manzanillo) Airport (ZLO), also in Mexico, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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El Paraiso Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 05:40 Local Time
Monday 19
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
NE 5
NNE 0
NNE 10
SSW
Wind State off off glass on

Swell History at El Paraiso

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

Wind History at El Paraiso

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

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    • Icon  s33.3
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    19km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    22km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    36km away

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