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La FAE Surf Guide

La FAE in Guayas is an exposed point break that is often working. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include private, rips.

La FAE Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
26.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La FAE:

The best conditions reported for surf at La FAE occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing La FAE 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 50% of the time in March while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% 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 La FAE Location Map

Interactive La FAE 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 FAE is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La FAE is Simon Bolivar International (Guayaquil) Airport (GYE), also in Ecuador, 119 km (74 miles) away.

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La FAE Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 5 February 2023, 00:03 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-
on cross-

Swell History at La FAE

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

Wind History at La FAE

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

La FAE Reviews:

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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s55.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Darwin Daniel Peñafiel Hidalgo from Ecuador

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