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Playa Caribe ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Playa Caribe Surf Guide

Playa Caribe in Isla Margarita is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for urchins, rocks and sharks.

Playa Caribe Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
24.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Caribe:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Caribe occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa Caribe 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 76% of the time in June while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa Caribe Location Map

Interactive Playa Caribe 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 Playa Caribe is Del Caribe International Gen Santago Marino (Porlamar) Airport (PMV) in Venezuela, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Caribe is Antonio Jose De Sucre (Cumana) Airport (CUM), also in Venezuela, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Playa Caribe Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 05:20 Local Time
Tuesday 20
4:30AM7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM
Wave (m) 0.4
N
0.4
NE
1.1
NE
1.3
NE
Period (s) 10 9 6 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 25
E 30
E 30
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Playa Caribe

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

Wind History at Playa Caribe

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

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