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Horizonte (Mar del Plata) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 4.1

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Horizonte (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Horizonte (Mar del Plata) Surf Guide

Horizonte in Buenos Aires is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Rarely crowded here. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Horizonte (Mar del Plata) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Horizonte (Mar del Plata):

The best conditions reported for surf at Horizonte (Mar del Plata) occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Horizonte (Mar del Plata) (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Horizonte (Mar del Plata) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 27% of the time in February while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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 Horizonte (Mar del Plata) Location Map

Interactive Horizonte (Mar del Plata) 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 Horizonte (Mar del Plata) is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Horizonte (Mar del Plata) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 107 km (66 miles) away.

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Horizonte (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 07:47 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 11 11 12
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 25
NNE 30
NNE 35
Wind State off off off cross-

Swell History at Horizonte (Mar del Plata)

Surf stats for Horizonte (Mar del Plata), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Horizonte (Mar del Plata)

Wind stats for Horizonte (Mar del Plata), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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