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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 El Tecuan

Mexico, Jalisco

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 20° 14.259' N
Longitude: 105° 34.43' W

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On the road that takes you from Mansanillo to puerto vallarta you will find the directions very easy because of the signs and a little light house on the road. It is before Carelles.

English (Translate this text in English): On the road that takes you from Mansanillo to puerto vallarta you will find the directions very easy because of the signs and a little light house on the road. It is before Carelles.

English (Translate this text in English): On the road that takes you from Mansanillo to puerto vallarta you will find the directions very easy because of the signs and a little light house on the road. It is before Carelles.

English (Translate this text in English): On the road that takes you from Mansanillo to puerto vallarta you will find the directions very easy because of the signs and a little light house on the road. It is before Carelles.

DistanceSurf trip

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name El Spot

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerFast, Fun, Powerless

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, West, South, East

Good wind directionNorth, West, South, East

Swell sizeStarts working at 3m-3.5m / 10ft-12ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Urchins

 Additional Information

when you get to the beach walk to the right untill you see the waves

English (Translate this text in English): when you get to the beach walk to the right untill you see the waves

English (Translate this text in English): when you get to the beach walk to the right untill you see the waves

English (Translate this text in English): when you get to the beach walk to the right untill you see the waves

Atmosphere

it is awesome there is no people and it is a great place to camp

English (Translate this text in English): it is awesome there is no people and it is a great place to camp

English (Translate this text in English): it is awesome there is no people and it is a great place to camp

English (Translate this text in English): it is awesome there is no people and it is a great place to camp

General

it is great

English (Translate this text in English): it is great

English (Translate this text in English): it is great

English (Translate this text in English): it is great

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By fred , 14-08-2010

- I lived in Barra de Navidad ( in 1988!). I took several early morning trips to El Tecuan with local surfers and never found it good, it was always onshore closeout walls.

By anonymous , 07-03-2005

Swells!? - What direction of swell does this place work best on?

By anonymous , 03-03-2005

Alternative name! - Isn't this spot called chamela

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