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Costa del Sol ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Costa del Sol Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(El-Salvador – Costa del Balsamo)

Costa del Sol Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Saturday, 20 October 2018, 15:16 Local time
Saturday 20Sun
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
W 10
Wind State cross-
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Costa del Sol in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed beach break that does not work very often The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

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At lightning 16km SSW of Zacatecoluca, 6 km from Costa del Sol.

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Overall Costa del Sol Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Costa del Sol is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Costa del Sol is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, 202 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Costa del Sol, Costa del Balsamo. Use the tab navigation above to view Costa del Sol sea temperature, Costa del Sol photographs, Costa del Sol detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Costa del Sol webcams, current wind from Costa del Balsamo live weather stations and Costa del Sol tide predictions. The El Salvador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing El Salvador 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 El Salvador 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 Costa del Sol.