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Choroni - El Malecon ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Choroni - El Malecon break guidePhoto by: eduardokann

Choroni - El Malecon Surf Guide

Choroni - El Malecon in Zona del Centro is an exposed point break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for - Rocks, rips.

Choroni - El Malecon Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Choroni - El Malecon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Choroni - El Malecon occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Choroni - El Malecon (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Choroni - El Malecon 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 12% of the time in August while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Choroni - El Malecon Location Map

Interactive Choroni - El Malecon 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 Choroni - El Malecon is General Bartolome Salom International (Puerto Cabello) Airport (PBL) in Venezuela, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Choroni - El Malecon is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Choroni - El Malecon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 07:17 Local Time
Thursday 22
4:30AM7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM
Wave (m) 1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 5
ENE 15
NE 20
NE
Wind State cross glass cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Choroni - El Malecon

Surf stats for Choroni - El Malecon, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Choroni - El Malecon

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beachBeach
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach and breakwater
    Reliability: consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beachBeach and breakwater
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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