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Punta Roca ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.2

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Punta Roca. El Salvador Central America photo

Punta Roca

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Punta Roca

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Punta Roca

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Punta Roca

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.6 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 14:09 Local time
Friday 18Sat
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
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Punta Roca in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed point break that has dependable surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, locals and pollution.

El Salvador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For La Libertad, 1 km from Punta Roca.

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Punta Roca Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Quintas de Santa Elena San Salvador wx, 18 km from Punta Roca.


Air temperature
31.0 °C

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Overall Punta Roca Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta Roca is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta Roca is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 178 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Roca, Costa del Balsamo. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Roca sea temperature, Punta Roca photographs, Punta Roca detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Roca webcams, current wind from Costa del Balsamo live weather stations and Punta Roca tide predictions. The El Salvador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing El Salvador 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 El Salvador 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 Roca.