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Palomino Surf Guide

Palomino in Caribbean Coast is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, rips.

Palomino Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Palomino:

The best conditions reported for surf at Palomino occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Palomino with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 16% of the time in October while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
22%
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 Palomino 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 Palomino is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH) in Colombia, 75 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Palomino is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR), also in Colombia, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Palomino Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 04:07 Local Time
Saturday 15
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
E 20
ENE 10
NNE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
on

Swell History at Palomino

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

Wind History at Palomino

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

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