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

Overall: 2.8

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Costa del Sol Surf Guide

Costa del Sol in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed beach break that does not work very often The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Costa del Sol Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Costa del Sol:

The best conditions reported for surf at Costa del Sol occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Costa del Sol with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 72% of the time in November while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Costa del Sol Location Map

Interactive Costa del Sol 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 Costa del Sol is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Costa del Sol is Toncontin International (Tegucigalpa) Airport (TGU) in Honduras, 202 km (125 miles) away.

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Costa del Sol Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 08:46 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 17 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 15
SSW 15
SW 10
Wind State glass on cross-

Swell History at Costa del Sol

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

Wind History at Costa del Sol

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

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