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La Balconada ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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La Balconada Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.1 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 13:49 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 10
NW 5
Wind State off off cross-

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La Balconada in West Uruguay is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cocoloco, 3 km from La Balconada.

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La Balconada Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rocha, 24 km from La Balconada.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
11.3 °C

Current weather near La Balconada

Overall La Balconada Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to La Balconada is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 76 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Balconada is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 173 km (107 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Angel S Adami (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 194 km (120 miles) away.
La Balconada break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Balconada, North. Use the tab navigation above to view La Balconada sea temperature, La Balconada photographs, La Balconada detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Balconada webcams, current wind from North live weather stations and La Balconada 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 La Balconada.