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Type: river and Point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.3 °C

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 16:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NE 10
E 15
E
Wind State on glass cross cross

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Buritaca in Caribbean Coast is an exposed river and Point break that is usually a safe bet. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Surfable in an onshore breeze Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for dangerous rips.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Santa Marta/Simón Bolívar International Airport, 51 km from Buritaca.

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Overall Buritaca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Buritaca is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Buritaca is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH), also in Colombia, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo (Valledupar) Airport (VUP) in Colombia, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG), also in Colombia is the fifth nearest airport to Buritaca and is 211 km (131 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Buritaca, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Buritaca sea temperature, Buritaca photographs, Buritaca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Buritaca webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Buritaca 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 Buritaca.