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El Chorro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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El Chorro Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 18:49 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 15
ESE 20
E 15
Wind State on cross-

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El Chorro in South Uruguay is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south.There is a left hand point break here. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bikini, 2 km from El Chorro.

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El Chorro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport, 32 km from El Chorro.

moderate winds from the SSE

Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near El Chorro

Overall El Chorro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to El Chorro:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    36 mi
  • Third closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    81 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    84 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to El Chorro is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Chorro is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Angel S Adami (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 139 km (86 miles) away.
El Chorro break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Chorro, South. Use the tab navigation above to view El Chorro sea temperature, El Chorro photographs, El Chorro detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Chorro webcams, current wind from South live weather stations and El Chorro 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 El Chorro.