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El Zunzal Surf Forecast / Costa del Balsamo / El Salvador

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Wednesday 25 May 2022 CST
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El Zunzal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Zunzal sea temperature is 30.1 °C (Statistics for 25 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.3 max: 29.9 min: 28.4 °C)
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El Zunzal surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's El Zunzal sea temperature is 30.1 °C (Statistics for 25 May 1981-2005 - mean: 29.3 max: 29.9 min: 28.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at El Zunzal (calm at San Salvador 31 km from El Zunzal).

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31 km away, 47 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
WSW
21.0
30.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for El Zunzal this week:

The surf forecast for El Zunzal over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (May 25) at 9PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.3m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 1.0m and 8s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at El Zunzal in the next 12 days are 1.2m 18s and forecast to arrive on Monday (May 30) at 3PM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.7m 4s period and expected on Sunday (May 29) at 3AM.

Wave TypeTime (CST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 9PM (Wed 25th May)4.5ft (1.3m) 16s
Best Surf 9PM (Wed 25th May)4.5ft (1.3m) 16s
Most Powerful 3PM (Mon 30th May)4ft (1.2m) 18s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for El Zunzal over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wed
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Mon
06
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
343244433232343444333010204044442231
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T honduras.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
T honduras.htsgw.metric.288.cc23
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SW
1.3
WSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
1
SSW
2.5
WSW
1.4
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SSW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
1616161514141613141314131019181817161616142118198188999915881414
12238928486655085015122153522252861833616575418956875806445653014674657828591263124918581064790695554418394293186
15
SE
10
ENE
10
ESE
15
SE
5
SE
10
ENE
5
E
5
NW
5
ENE
15
WNW
10
NW
5
SSW
0
WNW
5
NE
10
ESE
10
SSW
5
NW
5
SW
15
WSW
5
WNW
10
S
20
W
15
WNW
20
WSW
15
WSW
30
WSW
10
WSW
25
SW
10
WNW
10
N
5
SSE
5
ENE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
ENE
15
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
glassglassglasscrossoncross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross
11:17PM
1.69
11:48AM
1.93
12:16AM
1.68
12:38PM
1.97
1:09AM
1.70
1:24PM
2.00
1:55AM
1.73
2:05PM
2.04
2:37AM
1.76
2:45PM
2.06
3:17AM
1.78
3:24PM
2.06
3:56AM
1.79
4:03PM
2.05
4:36AM
1.78
4:42PM
2.01
5:16AM
1.76
5:21PM
1.95
5:57AM
1.72
6:01PM
1.87
6:39AM
1.69
6:42PM
1.79
7:23AM
1.67
5:13PM
0.46
5:23AM
0.43
6:13PM
0.42
6:16AM
0.44
7:05PM
0.36
7:04AM
0.44
7:50PM
0.31
7:48AM
0.42
8:32PM
0.27
8:30AM
0.41
9:11PM
0.24
9:10AM
0.40
9:50PM
0.23
9:50AM
0.40
10:28PM
0.24
10:29AM
0.43
11:07PM
0.27
11:09AM
0.47
11:47PM
0.32
11:51AM
0.53
12:26AM
0.37
12:34PM
0.59
1:06AM
0.43

Note: the tide data above is for El Zonte which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Zunzal.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at El Zunzal blow from the NNE

Wed
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Mon
06
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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mod. rainsome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- dermod. raincloudyrain shwrslight rainrisk thund- dersome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- dersome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derrisk thund- derheavy rainlight rainsome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrs
6-22607-141-21----1-1171729323445132717152-1152
282729282725252625262627272627272628282626252525252626262524252527272627
272628272325252524252527262527272627272525242424242525242524242527272527
282729282725252625262627272627272628282626252525252626262524252527272627
--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28--5:28
6:19--6:19--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:21--6:22--6:22--6:22--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 82mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm (max 29°C on Thu morning, min 23°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Warm (max 28°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Sat afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 188mm), heaviest during Thu afternoon. Warm (max 28°C on Tue afternoon, min 24°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, fresh winds from the WSW by Thu night).

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 72mm), heaviest during Fri afternoon. Warm (max 27°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Fri afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the El Zunzal Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for El Zunzal provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at El Zunzal can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our El Zunzal surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (El Zunzal) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for El Zunzal may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

El Zunzal is 11 km (7 miles) from the city of La Libertad. If you plan a holiday in El-Salvador - Costa del Balsamo, look for hotels and other accommodation in La Libertad. La Libertad has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.