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Colombus Surf Guide

Colombus in Puerto Rico is a quite exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the northwest. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

Colombus Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Colombus:

The best conditions reported for surf at Colombus occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Colombus 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 13% of the time in January while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Colombus Location Map

Interactive Colombus 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Colombus Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 8 December 2022, 12:23 Local Time
Thursday 08
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.6
NE
Period (s) 11 13 13 12
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross

Swell History at Colombus

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

Wind History at Colombus

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Colombus. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Colombus: