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Rio Chico ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Rio Chico Surf Forecast / Manabi / Ecuador

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Saturday 06 Mar 2021 ECT
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Rio Chico surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rio Chico sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 29.3 min: 23.5 °C)
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Rio Chico surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rio Chico sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 29.3 min: 23.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Manabi

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Rio Chico (light winds from the SW at Salinas / General Ulpiano Paez 62 km from Rio Chico). no significant swell

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How big are the waves at Rio Chico today?

The current surf forecast for Rio Chico at 7PM is: 0.6m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm March 06). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (ECT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 Mar)2ft (0.6m)13s
Afternoon (06 Mar)2ft (0.6m)13s
Evening (06 Mar)2ft (0.6m)12s

Table - waves today at Rio Chico. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
21122101111111112112222
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T ecuador.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
1313121212121212121212121212121214141414141413
1061061041041039869565554675454545453134134133129123121120
5
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
5
WNW
5
SW
10
SSE
10
SE
5
SE
5
WSW
10
W
5
W
0
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
5
E
5
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
20
NNW
15
NNE
10
E
5
E
glassononcross-
on
glassglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offglass
9:23AM
1.95
9:40PM
1.96
10:41AM
1.86
10:58PM
1.86
12:06PM
1.86
12:22AM
1.85
3:28PM
0.66
4:11AM
0.51
4:48PM
0.78
5:32AM
0.56
6:16PM
0.78

Note: the tide data above is for Ayampe which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rio Chico.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rio Chico blow from the ENE

Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
light rain
light rain
clearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derlight rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudslight rainmod. rainlight rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derlight rainlight rain
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