La Paz ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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La Paz Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(El-Salvador – Costa del Balsamo)

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La Paz Spot ID:

Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.9 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 09:29 Local time

Tuesday 31
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SSW 10
Wind State off glass on on

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La Paz in El-Salvador - Costa del Balsamo is an exposed reef and point break that has reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, locals and pollution.

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At San Salvador, 26 km from La Paz.

light winds from the NE

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24 °C

Current weather near La Paz

Overall La Paz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Paz:

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Closest break Fishermans Point 1 mi
Second closest break Punta Roca 1 mi
Third closest break The Pier 1 mi
Fourth closest break Playa Concholio 2 mi
Fifth closest break Comasagua Point 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Paz:

Closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 522 mi
Second closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 571 mi
Third closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 665 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 855 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 892 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Paz:

Closest tide station La Libertad 1 mi
Second closest tide station Acajutla 35 mi
Third closest tide station Puerto El Triunfo 53 mi
Fourth closest tide station La Union, El Salvador 101 mi
Fifth closest tide station San Jose 106 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Paz:

Closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1488 mi
Second closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1533 mi
Third closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1537 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1548 mi
Fifth closest ski area Cataloochee (United States) 1573 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Paz:

Closest city location Nueva San Salvador (El Salvador) 14 mi
Second closest city location Antiguo Cuscatlan (El Salvador) 14 mi
Third closest city location San Marcos (El Salvador) 15 mi
Fourth closest city location San Salvador (El Salvador) 16 mi
Fifth closest city location Mejicanos (El Salvador) 18 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to La Paz is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Paz is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 179 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Paz, Costa del Balsamo. Use the tab navigation above to view La Paz sea temperature, La Paz photographs, La Paz detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Paz webcams, current wind from Costa del Balsamo live weather stations and La Paz tide predictions. The El Salvador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing El Salvador 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 El Salvador 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 Paz.


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