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Escondido ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Escondido Surf Guide

Escondido in Manabi is an exposed reef and point break that is usually a safe bet. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks and isolation.

Escondido Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
25.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Escondido:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Escondido with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 46% of the time in March while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
46%
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
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Escondido Location Map

Interactive Escondido 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 Escondido is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Escondido is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 43 km (27 miles) away.

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Escondido Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 01:03 Local Time
SatSunday 20
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
1.3
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 19 19 19 18
Wind (km/h)
15
15
15
15
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Escondido

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

Wind History at Escondido

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

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