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Oswald Moreno, Playita photo


Photo credit: Danny Garrido

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.5 °C

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Thursday, 19 April 2018, 21:01 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 20
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Playita in Caracas is an exposed breakwater break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast. The breakwater breaks favour lefts. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include rocks and urchins.

Venezuela wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Maiquetia, 3 km from Playita.

IS AT (local time)

Playita Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Caracas Airport/Aeropuerto Internacional Simon Bolivar, 4 km from Playita.

light winds from the E

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26 °C

Current weather near Playita

Overall Playita Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Playita Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Playita is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playita is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • Third is General Bartolome Salom International (Puerto Cabello) Airport (PBL) in Venezuela, 120 km (75 miles) away.
  • Valle De La Pascua Airport (VDP) in Venezuela is 188 km (117 miles) away.
  • Sub Teniente Nestor Arias (San Felipe) Airport (SFH), also in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to Playita and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playita, Caracas. Use the tab navigation above to view Playita sea temperature, Playita photographs, Playita detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playita webcams, current wind from Caracas live weather stations and Playita tide predictions. The Venezuela swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Venezuela 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 Venezuela 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 Playita.