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La Punta de Las Caracas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.0

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La Punta de Las Caracas break guidePhoto by: Alejandro Perez

La Punta de Las Caracas Surf Guide

La Punta de Las Caracas in Caracas Area is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

La Punta de Las Caracas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Punta de Las Caracas:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Punta de Las Caracas occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf La Punta de Las Caracas (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Punta de Las Caracas with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in September while 71% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
71%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Punta de Las Caracas Location Map

Interactive La Punta de Las Caracas 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 Punta de Las Caracas is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to La Punta de Las Caracas is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 152 km (94 miles) away.

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La Punta de Las Caracas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:53 Local Time
Friday 16
10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM7:30PM
Wave (m) 1.0
ENE
1.0
ENE
1.0
ENE
1.0
ENE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
E 15
E 15
ENE 15
E
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Swell History at La Punta de Las Caracas

Surf stats for La Punta de Las Caracas, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at La Punta de Las Caracas

Wind stats for La Punta de Las Caracas, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

La Punta de Las Caracas Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 21 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.3
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s22.2
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.4
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Arthur Santana from Venezuela
“Excelente la Izquierda del rio cuando funciona.
La derecha es Buena cuando esta grande. Inside funciona cuando esta grande y sin corriente.0”

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