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La escollera, Playa Union photo

Playa Union

Photo credit: Matias Verdicht

Elefante Marino, Playa Union photo

Playa Union

Photo credit: Matias Verdicht

Surf Escollera, Playa Union photo

Playa Union

Photo credit: Juan

Escollera, Playa Union photo

Playa Union

Photo credit: Juan

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.5 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 17:20 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 4 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 25
N 15
NW 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Playa Union in Provincia del Chubut is an exposed sandbar break that does not work very often. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. The ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Argentina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Playa Union (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Playa Union Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trelew-Almirante Marco Andrés Zar Airport, 22 km from Playa Union.

moderate winds from the WSW

Air temperature
21.4 °C

Current weather near Playa Union

Overall Playa Union Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for Playa Union: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa Union: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Playa Union Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Union is Almirante Zar (Trelew) Airport (REL) in Argentina, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Union is El Tehuelche (Puerto Madryn) Airport (PMY), also in Argentina, 64 km (40 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Union, Chubut. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Union sea temperature, Playa Union photographs, Playa Union detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Union webcams, current wind from Chubut live weather stations and Playa Union tide predictions. The Argentina swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Argentina and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Argentina wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Playa Union.