Punta de la Viuda Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C
Punta de la Viuda in West Uruguay is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.
Overall Punta de la Viuda Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- The nearest passenger airport to Punta de la Viuda is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 156 km (97 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Punta de la Viuda is Cerro Largo (Melo) Airport (MLZ), also in Uruguay, 202 km (125 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta de la Viuda, North. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta de la Viuda sea temperature, Punta de la Viuda photographs, Punta de la Viuda detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta de la Viuda webcams, current wind from North live weather stations and Punta de la Viuda tide predictions. The Uruguay swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Uruguay 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 Uruguay 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 de la Viuda.