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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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31 km away, 47 min ago

Calm
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22.0
30.5
Air / Water (°C)
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El Zunzal Surf Forecast / Costa del Balsamo / El Salvador

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 25 Jun 2017 CST

El Zunzal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's El Zunzal sea temperature is 30.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 29.2 max: 30.0 min: 28.4 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1015151414141414131916161515141414131313131215
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)1022842762062031511491471323154175706619535856726221028812555448365335
Wind
(km/h)
5 SSW5
5 NNW5
5 ENE5
10 S10
10 NNW10
0 ESE0
10 SSW10
5 NNW5
0 NE0
10 SSW10
5 NNW5
5 NNE5
5 S5
5 N5
5 NE5
10 SSE10
5 E5
5 ENE5
10 SSE10
5 NNE5
5 SW5
5 SSE5
10 N10
Wind State(?)oncross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
3:28PM
2.41

4:02AM
2.17
4:21PM
2.38

4:55AM
2.19
5:12PM
2.29

5:47AM
2.17

6:03PM
2.17
6:39AM
2.11

6:55PM
2.03
7:33AM
2.04

7:48PM
1.88
8:26AM
1.96

8:44PM
1.75
9:20AM
1.89


Low Tide
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9:52PM
-0.12
10:06AM
0.03

10:42PM
-0.11
11:00AM
0.07

11:32PM
-0.06
11:54AM
0.14

12:22AM
0.03

12:48PM
0.24
1:11AM
0.14

1:44PM
0.34
2:02AM
0.26

2:42PM
0.43
2:53AM
0.38

3:40PM
0.50

Note: the tide data above is for El Zonte which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Zunzal.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at El Zunzal blow from the NNE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
49123----372----13--11-822
High °C
3027313127323028322927293028343228313028312928
Low °C
2926312826312926302825272926312927292827302826
Chill °C (?)
3027313127323028322927293028343228313028312928
Sunrise
--5:31--5:33--5:33--5:33--5:33--5:33--5:33--
Sunset
6:27--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Sun night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 56mm), heaviest during Sun night. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Fri morning, min 26°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the El Zunzal Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for El Zunzal provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at El Zunzal can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our El Zunzal surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (El Zunzal) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for El Zunzal may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

El Zunzal is 11 km (7 miles) from the city of La Libertad. If you plan a holiday in El-Salvador - Costa del Balsamo, look for hotels and other accommodation in La Libertad. La Libertad has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.