La Popular ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

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La Popular Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Argentina – Mar del Plata)


La Popular Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.0 °C

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 07:11 Local time

Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
NNW 40
NNW 40
NW 40
Wind State cross-

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La Popular in Buenos Aires is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

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Tide Times:

For Mar del Plata, Argentina, 5 km from La Popular.

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Live Weather:

At Mar Del Plata Airport, 9 km from La Popular.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
10.2 °C

Current weather near La Popular

Overall La Popular Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to La Popular:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break La Pepita 1 mi
Second closest break Biologia 1 mi
Third closest break Cardiel 2 mi
Fourth closest break Yacht 2 mi
Fifth closest break Escollera Sur 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to La Popular:

Closest wave buoy Brazil Buoy 625 mi
Second closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 3618 mi
Third closest wave buoy West Atlantic Buoy 3621 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Middle Atlantic Buoy 3678 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 3768 mi

Tide stations nearest to La Popular:

Closest tide station Mar del Plata 3 mi
Second closest tide station Villa Gesell 60 mi
Third closest tide station Pinamar 70 mi
Fourth closest tide station Quequen 75 mi
Fifth closest tide station Necochea 76 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to La Popular:

Closest ski area Las Lenas (Argentina) 723 mi
Second closest ski area Caviahue (Argentina) 737 mi
Third closest ski area Vallecitos (Argentina) 752 mi
Fourth closest ski area Chapelco (Argentina) 753 mi
Fifth closest ski area Las Pendientes (Argentina) 753 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to La Popular:

Closest city location Mar del Plata (Argentina) 2 mi
Second closest city location Necochea (Argentina) 76 mi
Third closest city location Tandil (Argentina) 99 mi
Fourth closest city location Dolores (Argentina) 116 mi
Fifth closest city location Tres Arroyos (Argentina) 151 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to La Popular is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to La Popular is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Tandil Airport (TDL), also in Argentina, 171 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Popular, Mar del Plata. Use the tab navigation above to view La Popular sea temperature, La Popular photographs, La Popular detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Popular webcams, current wind from Mar del Plata live weather stations and La Popular tide predictions. The Argentina swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Argentina 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 Argentina 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 Popular.


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