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La Escollera 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 Escollera Spot ID

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Type: reef/pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 04:27 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 15
NNE 20
N 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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La Escollera in West Uruguay is a fairly exposed reef/pier break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of fishing lines, rocks and pollution.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cocoloco, 2 km from La Escollera.

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La Escollera Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rocha, 23 km from La Escollera.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
10.1 °C

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Overall La Escollera Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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