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Playa Union

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Playa Union

Photo credit: Matias Verdicht

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 05:08 Local time
Tuesday 22
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 6 7 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 30
SW 40
WSW 40
Wind State cross-

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Playa Union in Provincia del Chubut is an exposed sandbar break that only works when conditions are just right. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. The ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Argentina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Trelew-Almirante Marco Andrés Zar Airport, 22 km from Playa Union.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
19.0 °C

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Overall Playa Union Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Union is Almirante Zar (Trelew) Airport (REL) in Argentina, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Union is El Tehuelche (Puerto Madryn) Airport (PMY), also in Argentina, 64 km (40 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Union, Chubut. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Union sea temperature, Playa Union photographs, Playa Union detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Union webcams, current wind from Chubut live weather stations and Playa Union 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 Playa Union.