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Latitude: 22° 16.545' N
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there is only one beach in tampico acces ther, turn right ang go straight 2 miles
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name tampico
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth
Good wind directionNorth
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movement
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
By Britman , 12-09-2012
Surf in Escollera - There is a local surfing association that belong to the National Surfing association, there are many members actually from tampico, the best consistent season is in fall and Winter, when the ‘Nortes’ North Cold Wind came down, commonly is necessary to wait one day after the wind hit the are, in order to see nice rideable waves, and also sometimes is necessary to use wetsuit, the other season is at the end of spring or during spring break, with many South wind influence, the wave is good but faster. There are several days per year that you can rid a wave easily more than 150 yards, right side, is my favorite, there are two Surf shop in town where you can rent or buy a board, or lease a surf trip. Locals are friendly, just respect them and you will find yourself into a nice friendly ambience.
By tillerninja , 17-01-2012
Seasons!!?? - Hey, I´m living in Tamaulipas but I havent seen any descent pointbreak yet, could anyone tell me when and where is the swell coming???
Hola estoy viviendo en Tamaulipas y no conozco donde surfear ni cuando...alguien me puede orientar??? Saludos
By Swami , 14-06-2010
Surf Shop - Hey Guys, I am coming to Tampico in August with a few members of the India Surf Club [www.surfingindia.net]. We come all the way from India to surf in Mexico. We want to surf Escolleras and also to visit the Surf Shop in Tampico. Can you please tell us the address of Surf Shop in Tampico? Muchas gracias amigo! Swami.
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