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La Lancha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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La Lancha break guide

La Lancha Surf Guide

La Lancha in Nayarit is a beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west. Clean groundswells prevail The beach break provides left and right handers. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Urchins - Rocks - Private beach - Localism.

La Lancha Spot Info

Icon  beachBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent29.9°C

Surfing La Lancha:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view La Lancha sea temperature, La Lancha photographs, La Lancha detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Lancha webcams, current wind from Nayarit live weather stations and La Lancha 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 La Lancha

La Lancha Surf:

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 22:52 Local time
SunMonday 13
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 0
W 10
Wind State cross-
glass cross-

Tide Times:

For Bahia, 5 km from La Lancha.

IS AT (local time)

La Lancha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Vallarta Airport, 27 km from La Lancha.


Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near La Lancha

John at Lancha, La Lancha photo

La Lancha

Photo credit: John Cawrse

Mike early morning, La Lancha photo

La Lancha

Photo credit: Linda whitaker

Early morning, La Lancha photo

La Lancha

Photo credit: Linda whitaker

La Lancha Location Maps

La Lancha Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Nayarit surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of La Lancha

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Lancha:

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Wave buoys nearest to La Lancha:

Tide stations nearest to La Lancha:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Puerto Vallarta
    19 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    San Blas
    54 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    San Patricio
    119 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Isla del Bosque
    138 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Lancha is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Lancha is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 99 km (61 miles) away.
La Lancha break location map and break info