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Frente A Bahia ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Frente A Bahia break guidePhoto by: Craig Williams

Frente A Bahia Surf Guide

Frente A Bahia in Manabi is a reasonably exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Frente A Bahia Spot Info

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Surfing Frente A Bahia:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Frente A Bahia sea temperature, Frente A Bahia photographs, Frente A Bahia detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Frente A Bahia webcams, current wind from Manabi live weather stations and Frente A Bahia tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Ecuador wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Frente A Bahia

Frente A Bahia Surf:

Friday, 3 July 2020, 18:36 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
WSW 15
WSW 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Puerto de Bahia Caraquez, Ecuador, 4 km from Frente A Bahia.

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Frente A Bahia Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manta/Eloy Alfaro International Airport, 45 km from Frente A Bahia.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Frente A Bahia

Overall Frente A Bahia Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Frente A Bahia: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Frente A Bahia: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Ecuador, Frente A Bahia photo

Frente A Bahia

Photo credit: Ricardo

Surf park stylie, Frente A Bahia photo

Frente A Bahia

Photo credit: Craig Williams

Bahía de Caraquez, Frente A Bahia photo

Frente A Bahia

Photo credit: Cristhian Zambrano

Frente A Bahia Location Maps

Frente A Bahia Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Frente A Bahia:

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Wave buoys nearest to Frente A Bahia:

Tide stations nearest to Frente A Bahia:

  • Closest tide station
    Puerto de Bahia Caraquez
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    29 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Puerto Lopez
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    88 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Frente A Bahia is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Frente A Bahia is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Third is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE) in Ecuador, 183 km (114 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador is 187 km (116 miles) away.
  • Chachoan (Ambato) Airport (ATF), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Frente A Bahia and is 218 km (135 miles) away.
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