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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 02:17 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
NW 25
WNW 25
W 25
Wind State off off cross-

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Picoto in Provincia Río Negro is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Ideal winds are from the northwest. The optimum well angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Urchins.

Argentina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rio Negro, Argentina, 8 km from Picoto.

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Picoto Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At ASCATB297E41S, 39 km from Picoto.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Picoto

Overall Picoto Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Picoto is Gobernador Castello (Viedma) Airport (VDM) in Argentina, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Picoto is El Tehuelche (Puerto Madryn) Airport (PMY), also in Argentina, 265 km (165 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Picoto, Río Negro. Use the tab navigation above to view Picoto sea temperature, Picoto photographs, Picoto detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Picoto webcams, current wind from Río Negro live weather stations and Picoto tide predictions. The Argentina swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Argentina 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 Argentina 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 Picoto.