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Cabo Raso Surf Guide

Cabo Raso in Provincia del Chubut is a beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. The best swell direction is from the north northeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Cabo Raso Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Raso:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cabo Raso occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cabo Raso (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Raso with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 11% of the time in January while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% 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 Cabo Raso Location Map

Interactive Cabo Raso 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 Cabo Raso is Almirante Zar (Trelew) Airport (REL) in Argentina, which is 125 km (78 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cabo Raso is El Tehuelche (Puerto Madryn) Airport (PMY), also in Argentina, 176 km (109 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Cabo Raso Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 05:19 Local Time
Tuesday 13
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 10
WNW 15
W 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Cabo Raso

Surf stats for Cabo Raso, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cabo Raso

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Cabo Raso. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    Reliability: inconsistent
    112km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    254km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    258km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    398km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    413km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cabo Raso:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.