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Escolleras ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Escolleras break guidePhoto by: jorge luis cortez

Escolleras Surf Guide

Escolleras in West Guerrero is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks favour rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Escolleras Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Escolleras:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Escolleras with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 69% of the time in January while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Escolleras Location Map

Interactive Escolleras 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 Escolleras is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Escolleras is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Escolleras Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 19:26 Local Time
WedThursday 29
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
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Swell History at Escolleras

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

Wind History at Escolleras

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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