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Mizata ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Mizata Surf Guide

Mizata in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf Ideal winds are from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of Private land,.

Mizata Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mizata:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mizata occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mizata with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 75% of the time in November while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
75%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mizata Location Map

Interactive Mizata 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 nearest passenger airport to Mizata is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 70 km (43 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mizata is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 147 km (91 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Mizata Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 12:47 Local Time
Sunday 16
9AM12PM3PM6PM
Wave (m) 1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 0
SW 20
SW 15
SW 10
WSW
Wind State glass cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

What does Mizata look like?

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Swell History at Mizata

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

Wind History at Mizata

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

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    • Icon reefReef,point and rivermouth
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    Reliability: very consistent
    28km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
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