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Barre del Chuy Surf Guide

Barre del Chuy in West Uruguay is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be aware that the sea here is polluted.

Barre del Chuy Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
15.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Barre del Chuy:

The best conditions reported for surf at Barre del Chuy occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Barre del Chuy (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Barre del Chuy with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in July while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Barre del Chuy Location Map

Interactive Barre del Chuy surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Barre del Chuy is Cerro Largo (Melo) Airport (MLZ) in Uruguay, which is 177 km (110 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Barre del Chuy is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP), also in Uruguay, 186 km (116 miles) away.

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Barre del Chuy Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 09:13 Local Time
Friday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Barre del Chuy

Surf stats for Barre del Chuy, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Barre del Chuy

Wind stats for Barre del Chuy, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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