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Los Pocitos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Los Pocitos break guidePhoto by: Danny Garrido

Los Pocitos Surf Guide

Los Pocitos in Caracas is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Nov-April (Wet Season) provides best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north. The beach break provides left and right handers Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Pollution may be a hazard at this break.

Los Pocitos Spot Info

Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Los Pocitos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Los Pocitos occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Los Pocitos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in December while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% 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 Los Pocitos Location Map

Interactive Los Pocitos 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 Pocitos is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Los Pocitos is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 115 km (71 miles) away.

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Los Pocitos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 18 January 2021, 15:35 Local Time
Monday 18Tue
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 7 7 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 15
E 15
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Swell History at Los Pocitos

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Wind History at Los Pocitos

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

Los Pocitos Reviews:

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Based on 9 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.9
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.6
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.6
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Jose L Souto from Venezuela
“Buenas playa, de fácil acceso. olas consistentes casi todo el año, aunque no de gran tamaño. exceptuando temporadas de swells o huracanes.
suele haber mas gente los fines de semanas.
si tienes suerte puedes observar tortugas marinas nadando en la playa.
se pueden correr olas de izquierda y derecha.”

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: inconsistent
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