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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: 15.6 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 16:49 Local time
Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 30
ESE 35
E 40
Wind State on cross-
cross 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.

IS AT (local time)

El Chorro Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Laguna Del Sauce, 32 km from El Chorro.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
23.6 °C

Current weather near El Chorro

Overall El Chorro Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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El Chorro Location Maps

El Chorro Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to El Chorro:

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Wave buoys nearest to El Chorro:

Tide stations nearest to El Chorro:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Punta del Este
    13 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Paso de Carrasco
    74 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    83 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to El Chorro:

  • Closest ski area
    Vallecitos (Argentina)
    853 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Las Lenas (Argentina)
    868 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Los Penitentes (Argentina)
    879 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Los Puquios (Argentina)
    880 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Lagunillas Ski Center (Chile)
    891 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to El Chorro:

  • Closest city location
    Maldonado (Uruguay)
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Rocha (Uruguay)
    36 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Minas (Uruguay)
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Montevideo (Uruguay)
    81 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Las Piedras (Uruguay)
    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.