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El Suicidio ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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El Suicidio Surf Guide

El Suicidio in West Uruguay is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south.There is a left hand point break here. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

El Suicidio Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Suicidio:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing El Suicidio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in May while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% 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 Suicidio Location Map

Interactive El Suicidio 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 Suicidio is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 76 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Suicidio is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 173 km (107 miles) away.

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El Suicidio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 07:30 Local Time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 11 15 10 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
ENE 25
ENE 25
Wind State cross-

Swell History at El Suicidio

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

Wind History at El Suicidio

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

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