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Carupano ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Carupano break guidePhoto by: Cesar Martinez

Carupano Surf Guide

Carupano in Sucre is an exposed river break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Carupano Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carupano:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carupano occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Carupano with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in August while 84% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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 Carupano Location Map

Interactive Carupano 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 Carupano is General Jose Francisco Bermudez (Carupano) Airport (CUP) in Venezuela, 2 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Carupano is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV), also in Venezuela, 82 km (51 miles) away.

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Carupano Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 17:17 Local Time
Sunday 11Mon
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 15
ESE 10
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Carupano

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Wind History at Carupano

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

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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.