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La escollera, Playa Union photo

Playa Union

Photo credit: Matias Verdicht

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Playa Union

Photo credit: Matias Verdicht

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 8.9 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 11:18 Local time
Monday 16
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.2
SSE
1.0
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
NNW 10
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

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Playa Union in Provincia del Chubut is an exposed sandbar break that has inconsistent surf. The best wind direction is 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

Tide Times:

At Playa Union (0 km).

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Playa Union Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Centro Rawson wx, 5 km from Playa Union.

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Air temperature
3.2 °C

Current weather near Playa Union

Overall Playa Union Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Playa Union Location Map

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Airports

  • 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.


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.