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Las Flores Surf Guide

Las Flores in El-Salvador - Costa del Balsamo is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf. Offshore winds blow from the north with some shelter here from west winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Las Flores Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach and pointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
30.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Las Flores:

The best conditions reported for surf at Las Flores occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Las Flores (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Las Flores with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in November while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% 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 Las Flores Location Map

Interactive Las Flores 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Las Flores Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 21 June 2021, 02:23 Local Time
Monday 21
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass glass cross-

Swell History at Las Flores

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

Wind History at Las Flores

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

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Discover surf breaks near Las Flores. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach/sandbar
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    82km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    88km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    101km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    104km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Las Flores: