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La Mesita Surf Guide

La Mesita in Manabi is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Rarely crowded here. Beware of sharks and rocks.

La Mesita Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Mesita:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Mesita with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in February while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% 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 Mesita Location Map

Interactive La Mesita 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 Mesita is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Mesita is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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La Mesita Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 11:04 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 17 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at La Mesita

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

Wind History at La Mesita

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

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