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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Thursday, 21 June 2018, 04:48 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 15
ESE 20
Wind State off cross-

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El Unico in Puerto Rico is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Ideal winds are from the south southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, locals and pollution.

Puerto Rico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dorado, 3 km from El Unico.

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El Unico Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-SJNP4, 12 km from El Unico.


Air temperature
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Current weather near El Unico

Buoy Data:

At San Juan, PR, 9 miles from El Unico.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 6 5 6 6

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Overall El Unico Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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El Unico Location Map

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Unico, Puerto Rico. Use the tab navigation above to view El Unico sea temperature, El Unico photographs, El Unico detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Unico webcams, current wind from Puerto Rico live weather stations and El Unico tide predictions. The Puerto Rico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico 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 Unico.