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Desembocadura de Garzon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Desembocadura de Garzon Surf Guide

Desembocadura de Garzon in South Uruguay is an exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the river break both left and right. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Desembocadura de Garzon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Desembocadura de Garzon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Desembocadura de Garzon occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Desembocadura de Garzon 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 28% of the time in June while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% 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 Desembocadura de Garzon Location Map

Interactive Desembocadura de Garzon 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 Desembocadura de Garzon is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Desembocadura de Garzon is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 135 km (84 miles) away.

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Desembocadura de Garzon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 04:17 Local Time
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross glass cross cross-

Swell History at Desembocadura de Garzon

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

Wind History at Desembocadura de Garzon

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

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