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Cartagena – Marbella Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Caribbean Coast, Colombia)

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Cartagena - Marbella

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 21:20 Local time
MonTuesday 17
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 20
NE 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Cartagena - Marbella in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include jetties, rips.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cartagena, Colombia, 6 km from Cartagena - Marbella.

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Cartagena - Marbella Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cartagena Rafael Nunez Airport, 2 km from Cartagena - Marbella.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
28.6 °C

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Overall Cartagena - Marbella Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Cartagena - Marbella is Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG) in Colombia, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cartagena - Marbella is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ), also in Colombia, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • Third is Las Brujas (Corozal) Airport (CZU) in Colombia, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Baracoa (Magangue) Airport (MGN) in Colombia is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia is the fifth nearest airport to Cartagena - Marbella and is 160 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cartagena - Marbella, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Cartagena - Marbella sea temperature, Cartagena - Marbella photographs, Cartagena - Marbella detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cartagena - Marbella webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Cartagena - Marbella 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 Cartagena - Marbella.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.