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El Peaje Surf Guide

El Peaje in Zona del Centro is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the reef break both left and right. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and urchins.

El Peaje Spot Info

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

Surfing El Peaje:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Peaje occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Peaje with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in September while 75% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% 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 Peaje Location Map

Interactive El Peaje 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 Peaje is General Bartolome Salom International (Puerto Cabello) Airport (PBL) in Venezuela, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Peaje is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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El Peaje Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 00:01 Local Time
FriSaturday 08
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-

Swell History at El Peaje

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

Wind History at El Peaje

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

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