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Barre de Balizas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Barre de Balizas Spot ID

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.4 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 13:50 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 11 11 9 11
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

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Barre de Balizas in West Uruguay is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Barre de Balizas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laguna Castillos Rincon De Los Oliveras wx, 11 km from Barre de Balizas.

light winds from the ENE

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
18.5 °C

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Overall Barre de Balizas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Barre de Balizas is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 123 km (76 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Barre de Balizas is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 213 km (132 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Barre de Balizas, North. Use the tab navigation above to view Barre de Balizas sea temperature, Barre de Balizas photographs, Barre de Balizas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Barre de Balizas webcams, current wind from North live weather stations and Barre de Balizas tide predictions. The Uruguay swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Uruguay 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 Uruguay 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 Barre de Balizas.