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Fishermans Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Fishermans Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(El-Salvador – Costa del Balsamo)

Fishermans Point Surf Guide

Fishermans Point in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef break When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Fishermans Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fishermans Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fishermans Point occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fishermans Point 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 70% of the time in November while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% 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).

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Interactive Fishermans Point 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 Fishermans Point is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fishermans Point is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 180 km (112 miles) away.

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Fishermans Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 03:20 Local Time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
N 0
SE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Fishermans Point

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

Wind History at Fishermans Point

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

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