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Off the wall Surf Guide

Off the wall in Buenos Aires is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. A right hand reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rocks.

Off the wall Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
9.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Off the wall:

The best conditions reported for surf at Off the wall 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 Off the wall (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Off the wall 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 38% of the time in June while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Off the wall Location Map

Interactive Off the wall 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 Off the wall is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ) in Argentina, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Off the wall is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG), also in Argentina, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Off the wall Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 11 August 2022, 08:51 Local Time
Thursday 11
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m)
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
Period (s) 8 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
25
25
30
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Off the wall

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

Wind History at Off the wall

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

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