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El Paredon ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.2
Crowds: 3.9

Overall: 3.7

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El Paredon break guidePhoto by: Matthew Salatto

El Paredon Surf Guide

El Paredon in Pacific Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around high tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

El Paredon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Paredon:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Paredon 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 69% of the time in November while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Paredon Location Map

Interactive El Paredon 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 Paredon is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, which is 97 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Paredon is Tapachula International Airport (TAP) in Mexico, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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El Paredon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 22:44 Local Time
FriSaturday 08
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
N 5
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at El Paredon

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Wind History at El Paredon

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

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