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Puerto Arrecife ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Puerto Arrecife Surf Guide

Puerto Arrecife in Caracas Area is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks and urchins.

Puerto Arrecife Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Arrecife:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Puerto Arrecife with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in August while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Puerto Arrecife Location Map

Interactive Puerto Arrecife 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 Puerto Arrecife is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Puerto Arrecife is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 71 km (44 miles) away.

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Puerto Arrecife Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 00:36 Local Time
ThuFriday 26
10:30PM1:30AM4:30AM7:30AM
Wave (m) 2.1
ENE
2.0
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2.0
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2.0
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Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
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Swell History at Puerto Arrecife

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

Wind History at Puerto Arrecife

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

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