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La Derecha del Barco ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 2.2

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La Derecha del Barco Surf Guide

La Derecha del Barco in West Uruguay is a reasonably exposed point break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include wreck and rocks.

La Derecha del Barco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Derecha del Barco:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Derecha del Barco occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Derecha del Barco (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Derecha del Barco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in July while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 75% 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 La Derecha del Barco Location Map

Interactive La Derecha del Barco 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 La Derecha del Barco is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 78 km (48 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Derecha del Barco is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 174 km (108 miles) away.

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La Derecha del Barco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 09:11 Local Time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WSW 20
SSW 25
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at La Derecha del Barco

Surf stats for La Derecha del Barco, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Derecha del Barco

Wind stats for La Derecha del Barco, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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