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Carola ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.7

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Friday, 20 September 2019, 03:30 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 12 5 4
Wind (km/h) 25
S 25
S 25
S 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Carola in Galapagos is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, 1 km from Carola.

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Carola Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Puerto Ayora, 79 km from Carola.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Carola

Overall Carola Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Carola is Seymour (Galapagos) Airport (GPS) in Galapagos I. (ecuador, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Carola is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 970 km (602 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Carola, Galapagos - San Cristobal. Use the tab navigation above to view Carola sea temperature, Carola photographs, Carola detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Carola webcams, current wind from Galapagos - San Cristobal live weather stations and Carola tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Carola.