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El Zunzal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.6

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El Zunzal Surf Forecast / Costa del Balsamo / El Salvador

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Friday 03 Jul 2015 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 30.7 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 29.0 max: 29.8 min: 27.9 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1616151514141514141422212019191818171919181817
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)480568539491400236358268261149317374525475630628614567637819141413671320
Wind
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10 NNE10
15 S15
10 N10
10 NNE10
15 SSE15
15 N15
10 N10
10 SSW10
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
15 S15
10 N10
5 NNE5
15 S15
10 NNE10
10 NNE10
10 S10
10 N10
5 NNE5
10 SSE10
5 NNE5
10 NNW10
10 SW10
Wind State(?)offcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:29PM
2.21

4:02AM
2.03
4:15PM
2.22

4:48AM
2.11
5:04PM
2.20

5:37AM
2.15
5:53PM
2.14

6:27AM
2.17

6:45PM
2.06
7:21AM
2.15

7:40PM
1.95
8:16AM
2.12

8:39PM
1.85
9:16AM
2.08

Low Tide
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9:15AM
0.23

9:51PM
0.05
10:04AM
0.18

10:36PM
0.01
10:53AM
0.15

11:22PM
-0.00
11:45AM
0.16

12:09AM
0.02

12:39PM
0.19
12:59AM
0.08

1:36PM
0.24
1:52AM
0.16

2:36PM
0.29
2:49AM
0.24

3:40PM
0.33

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)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
3534293434303532303533303432303432283231283231
Sunrise
5:33--5:35--5:35--5:35--5:35--5:35--5:35--5:35-
Sunset
-18:29--18:29--18:29--18:29--18:29--18:29--18:29--18:29
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 35°C on Fri morning, min 27°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Tue morning, min 26°C on Tue 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 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.