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Type: river and Point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 09:55 Local time
Wednesday 18
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Wave (m) 1.3
NE
1.3
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1.3
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1.4
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
NNE 15
NNE 10
E
Wind State cross-
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Buritaca in Caribbean Coast is an exposed river and Point break that has very reliable surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Surfable in an onshore breeze Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating 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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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
31 °C

Current weather near Buritaca

Overall Buritaca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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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.