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Alduir dropping on a UAJU Surfboard, Mendihuaca photo


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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

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Monday, 18 December 2017, 04:03 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
ENE 35
ENE 30
Wind State cross-

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Mendihuaca in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arrecifes, 10 km from Mendihuaca.

IS AT (local time)

Mendihuaca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport, 106 km from Mendihuaca.

moderate winds from the N

Air temperature
27.5 °C

Current weather near Mendihuaca

Overall Mendihuaca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mendihuaca is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mendihuaca is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH), also in Colombia, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Third is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo (Valledupar) Airport (VUP) in Colombia is 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG), also in Colombia is the fifth nearest airport to Mendihuaca and is 202 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mendihuaca, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Mendihuaca sea temperature, Mendihuaca photographs, Mendihuaca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mendihuaca webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Mendihuaca 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 Mendihuaca.