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Rio Nexpa break guidePhoto by: Luis Felipe

Rio Nexpa Surf Guide

Rio Nexpa in Michoacan is a reasonably exposed point/rivermouth break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks right and there is a left hand point break as well. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and rocks.

Rio Nexpa Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rio Nexpa:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rio Nexpa occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Rio Nexpa with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in July while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rio Nexpa Location Map

Interactive Rio Nexpa 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 closest passenger airport to Rio Nexpa is Lazaro Cardenas (Lazard Cardenas) Airport (LZC) in Mexico, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rio Nexpa is Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), also in Mexico, 151 km (94 miles) away.

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Rio Nexpa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 5 February 2023, 04:35 Local Time
Sunday 05
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
glass on

Swell History at Rio Nexpa

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

Wind History at Rio Nexpa

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Rio Nexpa. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    34km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach,point,rivermouth
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    50km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    62km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    66km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    74km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rio Nexpa: