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

Overall: 3.2

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La Paz Spot ID

Morning view, soft day., La Paz photo

La Paz

Photo credit: Cesar

La Paz ,   El Salvador photo

La Paz

Photo credit: Roberto

La Paz ,   El Salvador photo

La Paz

Photo credit: Roberto

Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.0 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 07:47 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
N 10
SSE 10
S 0
Wind State glass cross-
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La Paz in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed reef and point break that has dependable surf Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of rips, rocks, locals and pollution.

El Salvador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Libertad, 1 km from La Paz.

IS AT (local time)

La Paz Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At EL Salvador International Airport, 29 km from La Paz.

light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 010 to 080 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near La Paz

Overall La Paz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • 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.