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Pinamar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.8

Overall: 3.4

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Pinamar break guidePhoto by: Tomás

Pinamar Surf Guide

Pinamar in Provincia de Buenos Aires is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. The best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Pinamar Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pinamar:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pinamar occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pinamar 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 33% of the time in June while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% 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 Pinamar Location Map

Interactive Pinamar 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 nearest passenger airport to Pinamar is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG) in Argentina, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pinamar is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ), also in Argentina, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Pinamar Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 23:51 Local Time
Wednesday 21
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 30
NE 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

Swell History at Pinamar

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

Wind History at Pinamar

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

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