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El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) Surf Guide

El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) in Puerto Rico is a sheltered river break. The best conditions for surfing are during the hurricane season. Offshore winds are from the south southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of rips and rocks.

El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Canal (Rio de Bayamon):

The best conditions reported for surf at El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in December while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 72% 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).

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El Canal (Rio de Bayamon) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 20:13 Local Time
Thursday 15Fri
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at El Canal (Rio de Bayamon)

Surf stats for El Canal (Rio de Bayamon), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at El Canal (Rio de Bayamon)

Wind stats for El Canal (Rio de Bayamon), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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