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Tulate ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tulate Surf Guide

Tulate in Pacific Coast is an exposed river break that does not work very often Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Tulate Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tulate:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tulate 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 Tulate (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Tulate with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 55% of the time in November while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tulate Location Map

Interactive Tulate 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 Tulate is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, which is 88 km (55 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tulate is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 144 km (89 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Tulate Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 22:47 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 10
NW 5
N 10
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross glass cross-
off

Swell History at Tulate

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

Wind History at Tulate

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon beach  redBeach/pier
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    30km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    45km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    56km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    59km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    71km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tulate: