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Nuqui Surf Guide

Nuqui in Pacific Coast is a fairly exposed river break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. Best around high tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks, rips.

Nuqui Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nuqui:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nuqui occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Nuqui 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 7% of the time in June while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 89% 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 Nuqui Location Map

Interactive Nuqui 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 Nuqui is Jose Celestino Mutis (Bahia Solano) Airport (BSC) in Colombia, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Nuqui is El Carano (Quibdo) Airport (UIB), also in Colombia, 70 km (43 miles) away.

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Nuqui Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 10:44 Local Time
Monday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) - - 6 -
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-

Swell History at Nuqui

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

Wind History at Nuqui

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Nuqui. Click below to view there surf guides.

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    Reliability: consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
    11km away
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    Reliability: consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Nuqui: