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Ostiones Surf Guide

Ostiones in Nayarit is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. A reef breaks left. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

Ostiones Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ostiones:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ostiones occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Ostiones with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 62% of the time in October while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
62%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ostiones Location Map

Interactive Ostiones 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 Ostiones is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR) in Mexico, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ostiones is Tepic Airport (TPQ), also in Mexico, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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Ostiones Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 14:35 Local Time
Saturday 28Sun
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
15
10
5
5
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Ostiones

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

Wind History at Ostiones

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

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