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

Overall: 3.5

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Playa Motones Surf Guide

Playa Motones in Atlantic is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There are left and right breaking reefs. Sometimes crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Playa Motones Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Playa Motones:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Puerto Rico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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

Playa Motones Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 01:59 Local time
MonTuesday 02
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
ESE 15
ESE 15
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Isabela, 5 km from Playa Motones.

IS AT (local time)

Playa Motones Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At lightning 4km NNW of Quebradillas, 13 km from Playa Motones.

Air temperature

Current weather near Playa Motones

Buoy Data:

At Rincon Buoy , Puerto Rico, 16 miles from Playa Motones.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Dominant period (s) 10 8 8 8

All wavebuoys around Playa Motones

Overall Playa Motones Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Playa Motones: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Playa Motones Location Maps

Playa Motones Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Playa Motones:

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Wave buoys nearest to Playa Motones:

Tide stations nearest to Playa Motones:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Aguadilla, Crashboat Beach
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Mayaguez (sub)
    21 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playa Motones is Rafael Hernandez (Aguadilla) Airport (BQN) in Puerto Rico, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playa Motones is Eugenio Maria De Hostos (Mayaguez) Airport (MAZ), also in Puerto Rico, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Mercedita (Ponce) Airport (PSE) in Puerto Rico, 78 km (48 miles) away.
  • Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci (San Juan) Airport (SIG) in Puerto Rico is 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Luis Munoz Marin International (San Juan) Airport (SJU), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to Playa Motones and is 113 km (70 miles) away.
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