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

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

La Perla (Mar del Plata) break guide

La Perla (Mar del Plata) Surf Guide

La Perla (Mar del Plata) in Provincia de Buenos Aires is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break favours left handers. Crowds are never a problem here.

La Perla (Mar del Plata) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Perla (Mar del Plata):

The best conditions reported for surf at La Perla (Mar del Plata) occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Perla (Mar del Plata) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% 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 Perla (Mar del Plata) Location Map

Interactive La Perla (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 Perla (Mar del Plata) is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Perla (Mar del Plata) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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La Perla (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 14:32 Local Time
Tuesday 06
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at La Perla (Mar del Plata)

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

Wind History at La Perla (Mar del Plata)

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To La Perla (Mar del Plata):