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Playa del Barco ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Playa del Barco Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 23:16 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 3 3 5 3
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 10
WSW 15
W 10
Wind State cross-
on on cross-

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Playa del Barco in West Uruguay is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks peel to the right. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks,currents.

Uruguay wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cerro Chato, 1 km from Playa del Barco.

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Playa del Barco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chui, 37 km from Playa del Barco.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
10.4 °C

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Overall Playa del Barco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa del Barco is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 159 km (99 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa del Barco is Cerro Largo (Melo) Airport (MLZ), also in Uruguay, 200 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa del Barco, North. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa del Barco sea temperature, Playa del Barco photographs, Playa del Barco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa del Barco webcams, current wind from North live weather stations and Playa del Barco tide predictions. The Uruguay swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Uruguay 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 Uruguay 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 del Barco.