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EL Muelle Surf Guide

EL Muelle in Caribbean Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south with some shelter here from west winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of jetty, rips.

EL Muelle Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing EL Muelle:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing EL Muelle with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 8% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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 EL Muelle Location Map

Interactive EL Muelle 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 EL Muelle is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to EL Muelle is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia, 81 km (50 miles) away.

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EL Muelle Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 03:57 Local Time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 7
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 25
ENE 25
NE 35
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

What does EL Muelle look like?

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Swell History at EL Muelle

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

Wind History at EL Muelle

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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