Ayampe
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Ayampe

Manabi, Ecuador

Manabi

Ecuador

Skill Level
Good for all levels

The Break

Ayampe is a powerful and punchy, normal to long beach break that goes right and left. It's a very dynamic wave which can be mellow and crumbly at high tide but punchy and barreling at low tide. All boards work well here. Consistency is year-round.


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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    2 - 3 ft
  • Swells
    SSW
  • Wind
    13 mph
  • Weather
    72°f
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Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round, Biggest swell in winter
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
    Right, Left
  • Board Type
    Shortboard, Bodyboard, Longboard
  • Type of Break
    Beach
  • Swell directions
    NW
  • Best wind directions
    NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few
  • Seabed
    Sand
  • Best tides
    Low, Mid, High
  • Power
    Powerful, Punchy
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Ayampe is a very small coastal rainforest town in Manabi, Ecuador. Its tropical forest climate is home to diverse wildlife, flora, and fauna. The town has a reputation for active and healthy living and offers small restaurants and quaint accommodations that dot along the shore. Board rentals and lessons can be found on the beach and around town. While local shops offer basics, supplies are best brought in.

Location
Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Boats/Tow-ins to Breaks
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
  • Remote
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