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Parque del Plata ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.5

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Parque del Plata break guide

Parque del Plata Surf Guide

Parque del Plata in South Uruguay is an exposed river break that has inconsistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The river break provides left and right handers. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .

Parque del Plata Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Parque del Plata:

The best conditions reported for surf at Parque del Plata occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Parque del Plata with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in May while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Parque del Plata Location Map

Interactive Parque 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 Parque del Plata is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD) in Uruguay, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Parque del Plata is Angel S Adami (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Parque del Plata Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 07:05 Local Time
Tuesday 20
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.9
ENE
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
Period (s) 4 4 4 6
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
ENE 25
NE 15
ENE
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Parque del Plata

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

Wind History at Parque del Plata

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

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