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

Overall: 3.8

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La Boya Spot ID

La Boya, Punta del Este. photo

La Boya

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Friday, 27 May 2016, 07:24 Local time
Friday 27
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 7 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 25
ESE 30
ESE 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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La Boya in South Uruguay is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Both left and right reef breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bikini, 7 km from La Boya.

IS AT (local time)

La Boya Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Capitan Corbeta CA Curbelo International Airport, 25 km from La Boya.

moderate winds from the SE

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near La Boya

Overall La Boya Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to La Boya:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    41 mi
  • Third closest city location
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    80 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to La Boya is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Boya is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Angel S Adami (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 131 km (81 miles) away.
La Boya break location map and break info

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

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