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El Paredon Surf Guide

El Paredon in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south southeast with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Rocks.

El Paredon Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Paredon:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing El Paredon with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in September while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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 Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ) in Colombia, 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Paredon is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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El Paredon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 18:49 Local Time
Friday 16Sat
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NE 15
NE 10
Wind State cross-

Swell History at El Paredon

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

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.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near El Paredon. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To El Paredon: