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Río Grande Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Provincia de Tierra del Fuego, Argentina)

Río Grande Surf Guide

Río Grande in Provincia de Tierra del Fuego is an exposed beach break. The best wind direction is from the southwest. The best swell direction is from the north northeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Río Grande Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
11.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Río Grande:

The best conditions reported for surf at Río Grande occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Río Grande with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in September while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
40%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Río Grande Location Map

Interactive Río Grande 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 nearest passenger airport to Río Grande is Rio Grande Airport (RGA) in Argentina, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Río Grande is Ushuaia Malvinas Argentinas Airport (USH), also in Argentina, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Río Grande Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 09:17 Local Time
Saturday 06
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 2.1
NNE
1.8
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 25
W 45
W 50
W
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Río Grande

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

Wind History at Río Grande

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

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