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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C

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Saturday, 17 March 2018, 15:33 Local time
Saturday 17Sun
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 7 6
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
ENE 15
E 20
Wind State on cross-

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Palomino in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Able to handle light onshore wind Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks, rips.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Las Gaviotas, 2 km from Palomino.

IS AT (local time)

Palomino Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Marta/Simón Bolívar International Airport, 74 km from Palomino.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
34 °C

Current weather near Palomino

Overall Palomino Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to Palomino is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH) in Colombia, 75 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palomino is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • Third is Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo (Valledupar) Airport (VUP) in Colombia, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia is 140 km (87 miles) away.
  • La Chinita International (Maracaibo) Airport (MAR) in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to Palomino and is 214 km (133 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Palomino, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Palomino sea temperature, Palomino photographs, Palomino detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Palomino webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Palomino 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 Palomino.