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Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.9 °C

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 06:37 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
NE
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NE
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Period (s) 7 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
E 15
NE 15
NE
Wind State cross cross cross-
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Las Gaviotas in Caribbean Coast is an exposed river break that has reliable surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the river are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

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Las Gaviotas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Playa Salguero Rodadero Sur Santa Marta wx, 73 km from Las Gaviotas.

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26.6 °C

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Overall Las Gaviotas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Las Gaviotas is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Las Gaviotas is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH), also in Colombia, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo (Valledupar) Airport (VUP) in Colombia, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia is 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • La Chinita International (Maracaibo) Airport (MAR) in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to Las Gaviotas and is 216 km (134 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Las Gaviotas, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Las Gaviotas sea temperature, Las Gaviotas photographs, Las Gaviotas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Las Gaviotas webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Las Gaviotas tide predictions. The Colombia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Colombia 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 Colombia 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 Las Gaviotas.