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Punta Arena ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Punta Arena Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.5 °C

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 03:52 Local time
Tuesday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 6 12 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
E 10
SE 5
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Punta Arena in Isla Margarita is a sheltered beach break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Take care of urchins, rocks and sharks.

Venezuela wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport, 49 km from Punta Arena.


Air temperature
26 °C

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Overall Punta Arena Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Arena is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV) in Venezuela, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Arena is Antonio Jose De Sucre (Cumana) Airport (CUM), also in Venezuela, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Third is General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International (Barcelona) Airport (BLA) in Venezuela, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • General Jose Francisco Bermudez (Carupano) Airport (CUP) in Venezuela is 130 km (81 miles) away.
  • Anaco Airport (AAO), also in Venezuela is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Arena and is 173 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Arena, Isla Margarita. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Arena sea temperature, Punta Arena photographs, Punta Arena detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Arena webcams, current wind from Isla Margarita live weather stations and Punta Arena 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 Punta Arena.