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

Overall: 3.2

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La Barra Spot ID

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Type: river/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.7 °C

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 13:36 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
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Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 5
W 10
N 10
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La Barra in Pacific Coast is an exposed river/Jetty break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Guatemala wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Iztapa, 3 km from La Barra.

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La Barra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At 1ra Avenida Iztapa wx, 1 km from La Barra.

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Air temperature
30.4 °C

Current weather near La Barra

Overall La Barra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to La Barra is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 76 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Barra is Coban Airport (CBV), also in Guatemala, 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, 189 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Barra, Pacific Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view La Barra sea temperature, La Barra photographs, La Barra detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Barra webcams, current wind from Pacific Coast live weather stations and La Barra tide predictions. The Guatemala swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Guatemala 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 Guatemala 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 Barra.