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El Zunzal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.0

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El Zunzal Spot ID

Marco Hasbun, El Zunzal photo

El Zunzal

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Peace of Mind, El Zunzal photo

El Zunzal

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Marco Hasbun on a rush !, El Zunzal photo

El Zunzal

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Marco Hasbun El Salvador, El Zunzal photo

El Zunzal

Photo credit: Marco Hasbun

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 18:58 Local time
WedThursday 17
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 19 17 18 18
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
NNE 15
Wind State off off off off

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El Zunzal in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed point break that usually has waves Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

El Salvador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Zonte, 2 km from El Zunzal.

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El Zunzal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Quintas de Santa Elena San Salvador wx, 23 km from El Zunzal.


Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near El Zunzal

Overall El Zunzal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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El Zunzal Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to El Zunzal is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Zunzal is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 170 km (106 miles) away.
El Zunzal break location map and break info

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