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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 00:44 Local time
MonTuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Arrecifes in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south southwest. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The right hand reef break is better than the left. It very rarely gets crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Arrecifes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Marta/Simón Bolívar International Airport, 37 km from Arrecifes.

light winds from the SSE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near Arrecifes

Overall Arrecifes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Arrecifes is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Arrecifes is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ), also in Colombia, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Third is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH) in Colombia, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo (Valledupar) Airport (VUP) in Colombia is 125 km (78 miles) away.
  • Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG), also in Colombia is the fifth nearest airport to Arrecifes and is 196 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Arrecifes, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Arrecifes sea temperature, Arrecifes photographs, Arrecifes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Arrecifes webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Arrecifes tide predictions. The Colombia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Colombia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Colombia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Arrecifes.