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La Paloma (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

La Paloma (Mar del Plata) Surf Guide

La Paloma in Buenos Aires is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. A reef breaks right. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

La Paloma (Mar del Plata) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
10.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Paloma (Mar del Plata):

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Paloma (Mar del Plata) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in June while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% 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 Paloma (Mar del Plata) Location Map

Interactive La Paloma (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 La Paloma (Mar del Plata) is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Paloma (Mar del Plata) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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La Paloma (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 18 August 2022, 23:58 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at La Paloma (Mar del Plata)

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

Wind History at La Paloma (Mar del Plata)

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

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