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Elephant Beach Surf Guide

Elephant Beach in Falkland Islands is a reasonably exposed Beach break that has inconsistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. The ideal swell direction from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working.

Elephant Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Elephant Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Elephant Beach occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Elephant Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in February while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
51%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Elephant Beach Location Map

Interactive Elephant Beach 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 nearest passenger airport to Elephant Beach is Mount Pleasant Airport (MPN) in Falkland Islands, which is 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Elephant Beach is Puerto Deseado Airport (PUD) in Argentina, 649 km (403 miles) away.

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Elephant Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 10:36 Local Time
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Wave (m) -
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Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 25
NE 25
NNE 30
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Wind State cross-
off
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on

Swell History at Elephant Beach

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

Wind History at Elephant Beach

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

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