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El Escambrón Surf Guide

El Escambrón in Puerto Rico is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the south and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. There is no reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

El Escambrón Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
26.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Escambrón:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Escambrón occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Escambrón with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in October while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
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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Interactive El Escambrón 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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El Escambrón Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 14:18 Local Time
Saturday 08
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
E 25
E 20
ESE
Wind State cross cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at El Escambrón

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

Wind History at El Escambrón

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

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