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Los Caracas break guidePhoto by: enrique lopez

Los Caracas Surf Guide

Los Caracas in Caracas is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. A reef breaks right Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Los Caracas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
25.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Caracas:

The best conditions reported for surf at Los 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 Los Caracas (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Los 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 73% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% 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
73%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Los Caracas Location Map

Interactive Los 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 Los Caracas is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Los Caracas is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Los Caracas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 21 January 2021, 18:56 Local Time
Thursday 21
10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM7:30PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
E
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Swell History at Los Caracas

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

Wind History at Los Caracas

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

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