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Punta Gallina Surf Guide

Punta Gallina in Caribbean Coast is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks,best to surf in a group.

Punta Gallina Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Gallina:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Gallina occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Gallina with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 78% of the time in June while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
78%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Punta Gallina 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 Punta Gallina is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH) in Colombia, which is 169 km (105 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Gallina is Reina Beatrix International (Oranjestad) Airport (AUA) in Aruba, 182 km (113 miles) away.

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Punta Gallina Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 04:13 Local Time
Thursday 13
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
0.2
NNE
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 45
E 45
E 45
E 45
E
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Punta Gallina

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

Wind History at Punta Gallina

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

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