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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.8 °C

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 21:39 Local time
Wednesday 13Thu
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 30
NNE 30
NE 30
Wind State cross-
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Salgar in Caribbean Coastis a beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south southeast. The best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for Jetties, Rips / undertow and king tides.

Colombia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Puerto Colombia, Colombia, 5 km from Salgar.

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Salgar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Barranquilla/Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, 22 km from Salgar.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near Salgar

Overall Salgar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Also see Salgar surf quality by season and Salgar surf quality by month.

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Town and city forecasts close to Salgar:


  • The closest passenger airport to Salgar is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Salgar is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia, 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Third is Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG) in Colombia, 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Las Brujas (Corozal) Airport (CZU) in Colombia is 192 km (119 miles) away.
  • Baracoa (Magangue) Airport (MGN), also in Colombia is the fifth nearest airport to Salgar and is 194 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Salgar, Caribbean. Use the tab navigation above to view Salgar sea temperature, Salgar photographs, Salgar detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Salgar webcams, current wind from Caribbean live weather stations and Salgar 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 Salgar.