uk es it fr pt nl
Pendorcho ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Pendorcho Surf Guide

Pendorcho in South Uruguay is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Rocks are a hazard.

Pendorcho Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pendorcho:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pendorcho 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 20% of the time in June while 37% 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
20%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
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 Pendorcho Location Map

Interactive Pendorcho 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 Pendorcho is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pendorcho is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 106 km (66 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Pendorcho Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 08:04 Local Time
Friday 16
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
W 10
WSW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
on

Swell History at Pendorcho

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

Wind History at Pendorcho

Wind stats for Pendorcho, 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 Pendorcho. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon pointPoint/rivermouth
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pendorcho: