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Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.8 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 05:21 Local time
Saturday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 20
ENE 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Las Gaviotas in Caribbean Coast is an exposed river break that has dependable surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south. Able to handle light onshore wind Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the river break both left and right. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Las Gaviotas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Barranquilla/Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, 137 km from Las Gaviotas.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
25.0 °C

Current weather near Las Gaviotas

Overall Las Gaviotas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • 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.