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Luna Roja Surf Guide

Luna Roja in Buenos Aires is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the best 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. A left hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Luna Roja Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Luna Roja:

The best conditions reported for surf at Luna Roja 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 Luna Roja (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Luna Roja 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 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 33% 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 Luna Roja Location Map

Interactive Luna Roja 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 Luna Roja is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Luna Roja is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 118 km (73 miles) away.

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Luna Roja Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 24 January 2022, 08:51 Local Time
Monday 24
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 16 16 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

Swell History at Luna Roja

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

Wind History at Luna Roja

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

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