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El Penon Amador Surf Guide

El Penon Amador in Puerto Rico is a fairly exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow 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 angle is from the north. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

El Penon Amador Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Penon Amador:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Penon Amador 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 Penon Amador (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Penon Amador 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 14% of the time in November while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
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 Penon Amador Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 16:51 Local Time
Sunday 16Mon
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.6
NNE
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 5
NW 10
S 10
SSE
Wind State on glass cross-
off
off

Swell History at El Penon Amador

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

Wind History at El Penon Amador

Wind stats for El Penon Amador, 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 Penon Amador. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    21km away
    • Icon beachBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away

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