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Chapadmalal break guidePhoto by: Guido Cassanelli

Chapadmalal Surf Guide

Chapadmalal in Provincia de Buenos Aires is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Chapadmalal Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chapadmalal:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Chapadmalal with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in June while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% 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 Chapadmalal Location Map

Interactive Chapadmalal 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 Chapadmalal is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 32 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chapadmalal is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 123 km (76 miles) away.

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Chapadmalal Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 18:25 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Chapadmalal

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

Wind History at Chapadmalal

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

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