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La Punta - La Bellaca Surf Guide

La Punta - La Bellaca in Manabi is an exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks and sharks.

La Punta - La Bellaca Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Punta - La Bellaca:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Punta - La Bellaca occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Punta - La Bellaca (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La Punta - La Bellaca 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 53% of the time in March while 35% 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
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
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 La Punta - La Bellaca Location Map

Interactive La Punta - La Bellaca 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 La Punta - La Bellaca is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Punta - La Bellaca is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 34 km (21 miles) away.

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La Punta - La Bellaca Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 11:35 Local Time
Monday 08
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m)
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 17 17 17 15
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
15
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at La Punta - La Bellaca

Surf stats for La Punta - La Bellaca, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Punta - La Bellaca

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near La Punta - La Bellaca. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    11km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    42km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    47km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Punta - La Bellaca: