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Las Cuevas ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Las Cuevas Surf Guide

Las Cuevas in Buenos Aires is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights as well as left and right hand reef breaks.. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Rocks are a hazard.

Las Cuevas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Las Cuevas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Las Cuevas 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 Las Cuevas (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Las Cuevas 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.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Las Cuevas Location Map

Interactive Las Cuevas 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 Las Cuevas is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Las Cuevas is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 124 km (77 miles) away.

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Las Cuevas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 04:19 Local Time
Friday 23
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
N 5
N 15
NNE 15
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Las Cuevas

Surf stats for Las Cuevas, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Las Cuevas

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

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