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Puerto Cruz ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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Puerto Cruz Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.9 °C

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Saturday, 28 November 2015, 22:54 Local time
SatSunday 29
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 30
E 30
ESE 30
ESE 30
Wind State cross-

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Puerto Cruz in Isla Margarita is a fairly exposed point break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Venezuela wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Juan Griego, 6 km from Puerto Cruz.

IS AT (local time)

Puerto Cruz Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport, 24 km from Puerto Cruz.


Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Puerto Cruz

Overall Puerto Cruz Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Puerto Cruz Location Maps

Puerto Cruz Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Puerto Cruz:

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Wave buoys nearest to Puerto Cruz:

Tide stations nearest to Puerto Cruz:

  • Closest tide station
    Juan Griego
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    57 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Puerto La Cruz
    81 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Puerto Cruz:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1687 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Chacaltaya (Bolivia)
    1932 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    2038 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    2044 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    2053 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Puerto Cruz:

  • Closest city location
    Juan Griego (Venezuela)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    La Asuncion (Venezuela)
    8 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Porlamar (Venezuela)
    14 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Cumana (Venezuela)
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Carupano (Venezuela)
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Puerto Cruz is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV) in Venezuela, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Puerto Cruz is Antonio Jose De Sucre (Cumana) Airport (CUM), also in Venezuela, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is General Jose Francisco Bermudez (Carupano) Airport (CUP) in Venezuela, 89 km (55 miles) away.
  • General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International (Barcelona) Airport (BLA) in Venezuela is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • Maturin Airport (MUN), also in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to Puerto Cruz and is 175 km (109 miles) away.
Puerto Cruz break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Puerto Cruz, Isla Margarita. Use the tab navigation above to view Puerto Cruz sea temperature, Puerto Cruz photographs, Puerto Cruz detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Puerto Cruz webcams, current wind from Isla Margarita live weather stations and Puerto Cruz 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 Puerto Cruz.