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Tumaco Surf Forecast / Pacific / Colombia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Thursday 08 Dec 2022 -05
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Tumaco surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tumaco sea temperature is 26.4 °C (Statistics for 08 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 28.6 min: 25.2 °C)
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Tumaco surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tumaco sea temperature is 26.4 °C (Statistics for 08 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 28.6 min: 25.2 °C)

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Tumaco this week:

The surf forecast for Tumaco over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Dec 09) at 4AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.4m and 17s period with a secondary swell of 0.2m and 5s. Another secondary swell of 0.9m and 5s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Tumaco in the next 12 days are 0.4m 16s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Dec 09) 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 0.8m 5s period and expected on Friday (Dec 09) at 10AM.

Wave TypeTime (-05) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4AM (Fri 9th Dec)1.5ft (0.4m) 17s
Best Surf10AM (Fri 9th Dec)1.5ft (0.4m) 16s
Most Powerful10AM (Fri 9th Dec)1.5ft (0.4m) 16s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Tumaco over the next 12 days.

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Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
Rating
(10 max)
100200101000000000000001000000000000
Swell
Height Map
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T colombia.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T colombia.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.2
WNW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
0.6
WSW
0.9
WSW
1
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.3
NW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
Period(s) (?)18181816161615151514451615141313131212125555551455555554
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)82807910310265565554192422242119284526373823174260373624323135232222151510
Wind
(km/h)
20
SW
25
W
15
WSW
20
SW
20
W
15
WSW
15
SW
20
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
20
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
15
W
10
SW
15
SW
20
W
10
SW
5
WSW
15
WNW
5
W
10
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
20
W
15
WSW
20
SW
20
W
15
WSW
10
SW
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
SW
20
W
10
WSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:02PM
2.95
4:07AM
3.01
4:39PM
2.95
4:44AM
2.98
5:17PM
2.93
5:21AM
2.92
5:55PM
2.87
5:59AM
2.83
6:35PM
2.80
6:38AM
2.71
7:15PM
2.72
7:20AM
2.59
7:58PM
2.65
8:05AM
2.47
8:44PM
2.60
8:57AM
2.37
9:34PM
2.58
9:57AM
2.33
10:28PM
2.60
11:01AM
2.35
11:24PM
2.67
12:04PM
2.44
12:20AM
2.79
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:01PM
0.59
10:23AM
0.29
10:39PM
0.60
11:00AM
0.32
11:18PM
0.64
11:37AM
0.38
11:57PM
0.72
12:16PM
0.48
12:37AM
0.82
12:55PM
0.60
1:21AM
0.92
1:36PM
0.73
2:08AM
1.02
2:20PM
0.86
3:00AM
1.07
3:09PM
0.96
3:58AM
1.06
4:04PM
1.02
4:58AM
0.99
5:04PM
1.02
5:56AM
0.85
6:04PM
0.95

Note: the tide data above is for Tumaco which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Tumaco.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tumaco blow from the SSE

Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
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Rain (mm)
--------1--5-142-61-442-------------
Temp. °C252524262524252524252524252524252524252624252524262524252524262524262524
Low °C242424252424252424252423242424252423252524252424252424252424252424252524
Feels °C (?)242425262525262526262526262626272527292827282525272526262525272626272526
Sunrise6:05--6:05--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:09--6:11--6:11--
Sunset-6:07--6:07--6:07--6:08--6:08--6:09--6:09--6:10--6:10--6:12--6:12--6:13-

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Sat night. Warm (max 26°C on Fri morning, min 24°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm (max 25°C on Sun morning, min 23°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm (max 26°C on Wed afternoon, min 24°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 26°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Tumaco Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Tumaco provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Tumaco can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Tumaco 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 (Tumaco) 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 Tumaco 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.

Tumaco is 8 km (5 miles) from Tumaco. If you plan a holiday in Pacific Coast, look for hotels and other accommodation in Tumaco. Tumaco has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.