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Punta Piedras Surf Guide

Punta Piedras in Caracas Area is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south with some shelter here from east winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. A right hand reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks,urchins and sharks.

Punta Piedras Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Piedras:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Piedras occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Piedras with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in September while 71% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% 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 Punta Piedras Location Map

Interactive Punta Piedras 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 Piedras is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Piedras is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Punta Piedras Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 22:19 Local Time
ThuFriday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Punta Piedras

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

Wind History at Punta Piedras

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

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