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San Blas break guidePhoto by: Peter Otanez

San Blas Surf Guide

San Blas in Nayarit is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks, rips.

San Blas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
30.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing San Blas:

The best conditions reported for surf at San Blas occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing San Blas 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 56% of the time in October while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
56%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore San Blas Location Map

Interactive San Blas 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 San Blas is Tepic Airport (TPQ) in Mexico, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to San Blas is Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International (Puerto Vallarta) Airport (PVR), also in Mexico, 94 km (58 miles) away.

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San Blas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 October 2022, 00:10 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 13 16 16 13
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
5
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Swell History at San Blas

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

Wind History at San Blas

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

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