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El Pomol Surf Guide

El Pomol in Provincia de Buenos Aires is an exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

El Pomol Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Pomol:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Pomol with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in June while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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 Pomol Location Map

Interactive El Pomol 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 Pomol is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Pomol is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 137 km (85 miles) away.

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El Pomol Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 21:22 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SE 5
NE 5
Wind State cross-
on cross cross-

Swell History at El Pomol

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

Wind History at El Pomol

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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