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K59 and 61 ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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K59 and 61 break guidePhoto by: thomas miske

K59 and 61 Surf Guide

K59 and 61 in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed point break that is often working Works best in offshore winds from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of Private,rocks,.

K59 and 61 Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing K59 and 61:

The best conditions reported for surf at K59 and 61 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 K59 and 61 (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing K59 and 61 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 75% of the time in November while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
75%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore K59 and 61 Location Map

Interactive K59 and 61 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 K59 and 61 is El Salvador International (San Salvador) Airport (SAL) in El Salvador, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to K59 and 61 is La Aurora (Guatemala City) Airport (GUA) in Guatemala, 162 km (101 miles) away.

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K59 and 61 Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 22:53 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 14 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 10
N 10
NE 10
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
off cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at K59 and 61

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Wind History at K59 and 61

Wind stats for K59 and 61, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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