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

Overall: 2.8

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Ixtapa Spot ID

Karma Surf Competition, Ixtapa photo


Photo credit: Rob Whitehead

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.6 °C

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Sunday, 13 October 2019, 20:08 Local time
Sunday 13Mon
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Ixtapa in West Guerrero is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ixtapa, 3 km from Ixtapa.

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Ixtapa Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ixtapa Zihuatane Airport, 17 km from Ixtapa.

light winds from the WSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
30 °C

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Overall Ixtapa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Ixtapa is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Mexico, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Ixtapa is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC), also in Mexico, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Licenciado Y Gen Ignacio Lopez Rayon (Uruapan) Airport (UPN), also in Mexico, 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ixtapa, Guerrero. Use the tab navigation above to view Ixtapa sea temperature, Ixtapa photographs, Ixtapa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ixtapa webcams, current wind from Guerrero live weather stations and Ixtapa tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Ixtapa.