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Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.9

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Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) break guidePhoto by: Pablo Sebastian jaramillo

Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) Surf Guide

Mariano 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. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. A left hand reef. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata):

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in May while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% 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).

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Interactive Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) 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 Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 105 km (65 miles) away.

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Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 11:18 Local Time
Wednesday 14
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
N 20
N 25
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata)

Surf stats for Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata)

Wind stats for Playa Mariano (Mar del Plata), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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