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Cardiel (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecast / Buenos Aires / Argentina

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Wednesday 17 Aug 2022 ART
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Cardiel (Mar del Plata) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cardiel (Mar del Plata) sea temperature is 10.0 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 8.4 max: 10.3 min: 6.6 °C)
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Cardiel (Mar del Plata) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cardiel (Mar del Plata) sea temperature is 10.0 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 8.4 max: 10.3 min: 6.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Cardiel (Mar del Plata) (moderate winds from the W at MarDelPlata Aero 6 km from Cardiel (Mar del Plata)).

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1 h 28 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
W
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Cardiel (Mar del Plata) this week:

The surf forecast for Cardiel (Mar del Plata) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Aug 17) at 9PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.1m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 11s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Cardiel (Mar del Plata) in the next 12 days are 2.3m 9s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Aug 19) at 12AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 3s period and expected on Saturday (Aug 20) at 6AM.

Wave TypeTime (ART) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9PM (Wed 17th Aug)3.5ft (1.1m) 9s
Best Surf12AM (Fri 19th Aug)7.5ft (2.3m) 9s
Most Powerful12AM (Fri 19th Aug)7.5ft (2.3m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Cardiel (Mar del Plata) over the next 12 days.

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Wed
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
2200113210000101000000000000000000000
Swell
Height Map
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
2
S
2.3
SSW
1.2
S
1
S
0.8
S
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.3
E
0.2
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
S
0.3
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.7
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.6
ESE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.5
E
0.6
S
0.7
SSE
0.4
ENE
0.5
E
Period(s) (?)1097899881212111712111110991313121212111155778885588
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)3423891984717722191388944442128523755494124274238372221192411174220192918242234
Wind
(km/h)
25
W
20
W
25
SW
35
SSW
15
WSW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
25
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
15
NW
10
SW
5
NE
15
N
25
NE
15
NNE
15
N
20
N
10
N
10
NNW
15
N
10
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
WNW
20
S
15
SSE
15
SE
15
ESE
15
ENE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NNE
20
NNE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross
High Tide
/ height (m)
11:42PM
1.50
12:19PM
1.19
12:40AM
1.34
1:11PM
1.24
1:44AM
1.20
2:05PM
1.27
2:54AM
1.08
2:58PM
1.30
4:04AM
1.01
3:50PM
1.33
5:08AM
0.97
4:41PM
1.36
6:02AM
0.95
5:29PM
1.40
6:45AM
0.94
6:13PM
1.44
7:20AM
0.94
6:54PM
1.48
7:48AM
0.94
7:32PM
1.52
8:13AM
0.96
8:09PM
1.54
8:40AM
0.99
Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:55PM
0.52
6:57AM
0.43
6:52PM
0.53
7:33AM
0.54
7:54PM
0.54
8:04AM
0.64
9:02PM
0.54
8:31AM
0.71
10:16PM
0.53
9:00AM
0.76
11:28PM
0.50
9:39AM
0.79
12:28AM
0.46
10:33AM
0.79
1:17AM
0.43
11:37AM
0.76
1:58AM
0.41
12:35PM
0.72
2:36AM
0.39
1:25PM
0.67
3:13AM
0.38
2:11PM
0.62
3:49AM
0.38

Note: the tide data above is for Mar del Plata, Argentina which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cardiel (Mar del Plata).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cardiel (Mar del Plata) blow from the WNW

Wed
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
29
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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Rain (mm)
-2-----------------------12--------1
Temp. °C127887101413111413131612121411141614161916192221169899810121116
Low °C9478561310914111113109131110161213181415221713877878111012
Feels °C (?)520-1148748891311797121312141714172019153544457612
Sunrise--7:31--7:30--7:28--7:26--7:26--7:24--7:22--7:22--7:20--7:18--7:16--7:16
Sunset6:15--6:15--6:16--6:17--6:19--6:20--6:21--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:23--6:24--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Very mild (max 14°C on Fri afternoon, min 4°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Sun afternoon, min 9°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm (max 22°C on Thu afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Mon afternoon. Very mild (max 18°C on Mon afternoon, min 7°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Cardiel (Mar del Plata) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Cardiel (Mar del Plata) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Cardiel (Mar del Plata) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Cardiel (Mar del Plata) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Cardiel (Mar del Plata)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Cardiel (Mar del Plata) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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