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Perdernales ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Perdernales break guidePhoto by: Pedro Alcivar Zambrano

Perdernales Surf Guide

Perdernales in Manabi is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Perdernales Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent26.0°C

Surfing Perdernales:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Perdernales sea temperature, Perdernales photographs, Perdernales detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Perdernales webcams, current wind from Manabi live weather stations and Perdernales tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Perdernales

Perdernales Surf:

Friday, 3 July 2020, 17:55 Local time
Friday 03Sat
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
SW 10
WSW 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Pedernales, 7 km from Perdernales.

IS AT (local time)

Perdernales Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Manta/Eloy Alfaro International Airport, 127 km from Perdernales.

light winds from the SSW

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Perdernales

Overall Perdernales Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

Surf stats for Perdernales: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Perdernales: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Pedro Alcivar, Perdernales photo


Photo credit: pedro alcivar

Foto: Kevin Puertas, Perdernales photo


Photo credit: Jose Maria

Pedro Alcivar, Perdernales photo


Photo credit: AlciZam

Aereo: Pedro Alcivar, Perdernales photo


Photo credit: Pedro Alcivar Zambrano

Perdernales Location Maps

Perdernales Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Perdernales:

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Wave buoys nearest to Perdernales:

Tide stations nearest to Perdernales:

  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    39 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Puerto de Bahia Caraquez
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    68 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Puerto de Esmeraldas
    73 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Perdernales is Eloy Alfaro International (Manta) Airport (MEC) in Ecuador, which is 128 km (80 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Perdernales is Reales Tamarindos (Portoviejo) Airport (PVO), also in Ecuador, 128 km (80 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Mariscal Sucre International (Quito) Airport (UIO), also in Ecuador, 180 km (112 miles) away.
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