La Esmeralda ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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La Esmeralda Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sucre, Venezuela)


La Esmeralda Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.4 °C

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Monday, 2 March 2015, 02:51 Local time

Sun Monday 02
10:30PM 1:30AM 4:30AM 7:30AM
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 9 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
E 15
E 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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La Esmeralda in Sucre is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rips and sharks.

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Live Weather:

At Del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport, 59 km from La Esmeralda.


Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near La Esmeralda

Overall La Esmeralda Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Visitor Reviews of La Esmeralda

José Ramón Tineo Tormes from VENEZUELA writes:

Zona del Estado Sucre muy bonita por sus playas y paisajes. Muy buen ligar para descansar e ir de playa. Los invito...


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Esmeralda:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Punta de Guiria 12 mi
Second closest break Playa Copey 15 mi
Third closest break Carupano 16 mi
Fourth closest break Chacopata 20 mi
Fifth closest break Chaguarama 29 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Esmeralda:

Closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 401 mi
Second closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 562 mi
Third closest wave buoy SW Atlantic Buoy 718 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 755 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy SE Atlantic Buoy 820 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Esmeralda:

Closest tide station Carupano 18 mi
Second closest tide station Porlamar 31 mi
Third closest tide station Juan Griego 42 mi
Fourth closest tide station Cumaná 48 mi
Fifth closest tide station Punta Gorda 68 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to La Esmeralda:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1677 mi
Second closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 1904 mi
Third closest ski area Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States) 2081 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 2088 mi
Fifth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 2096 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Esmeralda:

Closest city location Carupano (Venezuela) 18 mi
Second closest city location Porlamar (Venezuela) 31 mi
Third closest city location La Asuncion (Venezuela) 36 mi
Fourth closest city location Juan Griego (Venezuela) 42 mi
Fifth closest city location Cumana (Venezuela) 48 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to La Esmeralda is General Jose Francisco Bermudez (Carupano) Airport (CUP) in Venezuela, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Esmeralda is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV), also in Venezuela, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Third is Antonio Jose De Sucre (Cumana) Airport (CUM) in Venezuela, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • Maturin Airport (MUN) in Venezuela is 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Guiria Airport (GUI), also in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to La Esmeralda and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
La Esmeralda break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Esmeralda, Sucre. Use the tab navigation above to view La Esmeralda sea temperature, La Esmeralda photographs, La Esmeralda detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Esmeralda webcams, current wind from Sucre live weather stations and La Esmeralda tide predictions. The Venezuela swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Venezuela 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 Venezuela 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 Esmeralda.


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