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

Overall: 2.8

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Cerro Gallina Surf Guide

Cerro Gallina in Galapagos is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. There are left and right breaking reefs. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks,sea lions.

Cerro Gallina Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
25.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cerro Gallina:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cerro Gallina occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cerro Gallina with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 49% of the time in March while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% 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 Cerro Gallina Location Map

Interactive Cerro Gallina 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 Cerro Gallina is Seymour (Galapagos) Airport (GPS) in Galapagos I. (ecuador, which is 39 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cerro Gallina is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 1071 km (665 miles) away.

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Cerro Gallina Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 04:36 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
ESE 10
SE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Cerro Gallina

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

Wind History at Cerro Gallina

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

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