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Cartagena - Jetty break guidePhoto by: Hugo Gonzalez Chalela

Cartagena - Jetty Surf Guide

Cartagena - Jetty in Caribbean Coast is a sheltered beach and jetty break that has inconsistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast with some shelter here from east northeast winds. Able to handle light onshore wind Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rocks, rips.

Cartagena - Jetty Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cartagena - Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cartagena - Jetty occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cartagena - Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cartagena - Jetty with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% 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 Cartagena - Jetty Location Map

Interactive Cartagena - Jetty 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 closest passenger airport to Cartagena - Jetty is Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG) in Colombia, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cartagena - Jetty is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ), also in Colombia, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Cartagena - Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 05:56 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) - 13 8 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Cartagena - Jetty

Surf stats for Cartagena - Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cartagena - Jetty

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

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