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La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) break guidePhoto by: Matias Tazza

La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) Surf Guide

La Popular in Buenos Aires is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of the strong rips here.

La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Popular (Mar-del-Plata):

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) 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 32% of the time in July while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
38%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) Location Map

Interactive La Popular (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 Popular (Mar-del-Plata) is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 97 km (60 miles) away.

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La Popular (Mar-del-Plata) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 3 October 2022, 19:17 Local Time
MonTue
6PM9PM0AM3AM
Wave (m)
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
20
20
20
20
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at La Popular (Mar-del-Plata)

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

Wind History at La Popular (Mar-del-Plata)

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To La Popular (Mar-del-Plata):