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

Overall: 3.5

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Tonchigue Surf Forecast / Esmeraldas / Ecuador

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 ECT
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Tonchigue surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tonchigue sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.2 max: 29.5 min: 24.3 °C)
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Tonchigue surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tonchigue sea temperature is 27.2 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.2 max: 29.5 min: 24.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Tonchigue (light winds from the N at Quito/new Intl 207 km from Tonchigue). 1.0m 7 s period swell from N with 0.6m 4 s period wind swell from SW

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Tonchigue this week:

The surf forecast for Tonchigue over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 26) at 4AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.9m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 13s. Another secondary swell of 0.6m and 4s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Tonchigue in the next 7 days are 0.6m 15s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 10AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.4m 17s period and expected on Saturday (Feb 27) at 4PM.

Wave TypeTime (ECT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4AM (Fri 26th Feb)3ft (0.9m) 7s
Best Surf10PM (Fri 26th Feb)3.5ft (1.0m) 7s
Most Powerful10AM (Thu 4th Mar)2ft (0.6m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Tonchigue over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
10021000011000000022122
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T ecuador.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.9
N
0.9
N
0.8
N
1
N
0.9
N
0.7
N
0.5
N
0.6
N
0.6
N
1
N
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.5
N
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.5
N
0.3
NW
0.4
NW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1
N
77777766677767761414161515147
7680601078244182929946042194644182951129145137125109
15
SSW
20
SW
20
WSW
10
SSE
10
S
15
WNW
10
SE
5
NE
10
WNW
5
E
10
SSE
5
W
5
ESE
10
NNW
10
NNE
5
NNE
5
SSW
15
NW
0
ENE
5
S
15
W
5
SSE
10
SSE
cross-
off
crosscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
on
offcrossoncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
crossglassglassonglasscross-
off
cross-
on
glassglass
2:55AM
2.77
3:27PM
2.89
3:38AM
2.94
4:07PM
3.10
4:20AM
3.08
4:46PM
3.26
5:02AM
3.17
5:27PM
3.34
5:45AM
3.18
6:08PM
3.35
6:30AM
3.13
6:52PM
3.26
7:18AM
3.00
7:39PM
3.10
9:11AM
0.37
9:34PM
0.48
9:52AM
0.19
10:15PM
0.29
10:31AM
0.06
10:57PM
0.14
11:12AM
0.00
11:39PM
0.06
11:54AM
0.02
12:22AM
0.06
12:37PM
0.12
1:08AM
0.14
1:24PM
0.28
1:58AM
0.28

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tonchigue blow from the SE

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
moderate rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
moderate rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
light rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
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9--824362203383-141341-1
2426262526262526252525252525252427272527272624
2426252425262525252324252425252426262427262424
2426262526262526252525252525252427272527272624
-6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28---
--6:35--6:35--6:35--6:34--6:34--6:34--6:34--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 57mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Fri morning, min 23°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 24°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Tonchigue Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Tonchigue provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Tonchigue can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Tonchigue surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Tonchigue) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Tonchigue may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Esmeraldas? If you are looking for accommodation near Tonchigue, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Esmeraldas, consider staying in Propicia which is 29 km (18 miles) away. Other places in and around Esmeraldas where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Esmeraldas which is 31 km (19 miles) away and Rosa Zarate, 75 km (47 miles) away.