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Lonely Point, Punta Gallina photo

Punta Gallina

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Northern most waves, Punta Gallina photo

Punta Gallina

Photo credit: Nick Brick

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 09:38 Local time
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Wave (m) -
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1.7
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1.9
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2.1
ENE
Period (s) - 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
E 35
E 40
ENE 45
E
Wind State cross-
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Punta Gallina in Caribbean Coast is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rocks,best to surf in a group.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Punta Gallina Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Riohacha/Almirante Padilla Airport, 169 km from Punta Gallina.

light winds from the ESE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
29 °C

Current weather near Punta Gallina

Overall Punta Gallina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Wave buoys nearest to Punta Gallina:

Tide stations nearest to Punta Gallina:

  • Closest tide station
    69 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    101 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    104 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    110 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    111 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Punta Gallina:

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Town and city forecasts close to Punta Gallina:

  • Closest city location
    83 mi
  • Second closest city location
    106 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Punto Fijo (Venezuela)
    113 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Punta Cardon (Venezuela)
    114 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Babijn (Aruba)
    115 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Gallina is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH) in Colombia, which is 169 km (105 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Gallina is Reina Beatrix International (Oranjestad) Airport (AUA) in Aruba, 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Josefa Camejo (Paraguana) Airport (LSP) in Venezuela, 183 km (114 miles) away.
Punta Gallina break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Gallina, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Gallina sea temperature, Punta Gallina photographs, Punta Gallina detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Gallina webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Punta Gallina tide predictions. The Colombia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Colombia 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 Colombia 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 Gallina.