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Cartagena - Marbella Surf Guide

Cartagena - Marbella in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of jetties, rips.

Cartagena - Marbella Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cartagena - Marbella:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cartagena - Marbella occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cartagena - Marbella (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cartagena - Marbella with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in June while 57% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% 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 Cartagena - Marbella Location Map

Interactive Cartagena - Marbella 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 Cartagena - Marbella is Rafael Nunez (Cartagena) Airport (CTG) in Colombia, 1 km (1 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cartagena - Marbella is Ernesto Cortissoz (Barranquilla) Airport (BAQ), also in Colombia, 95 km (59 miles) away.

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Cartagena - Marbella Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 03:19 Local Time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 8 9 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
ESE 10
NNE 25
Wind State cross cross-
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Swell History at Cartagena - Marbella

Surf stats for Cartagena - Marbella, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cartagena - Marbella

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

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