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Los Cobanos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Los Cobanos Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(El-Salvador – Costa del Balsamo)

Los Cobanos Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 30.5 °C

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 15:47 Local time
Tuesday 20Wed
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Los Cabanos in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

El Salvador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Acajutla, 5 km from Los Cobanos.

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Los Cobanos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Acajutla Sonsonate, 2 km from Los Cobanos.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
32.2 °C

Current weather near Los Cobanos

Overall Los Cobanos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Los Cobanos is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 84 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Los Cobanos is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 138 km (86 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Los Cobanos, Costa del Balsamo. Use the tab navigation above to view Los Cobanos sea temperature, Los Cobanos photographs, Los Cobanos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Los Cobanos webcams, current wind from Costa del Balsamo live weather stations and Los Cobanos 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 Los Cobanos.