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Tanaguarena Surf Guide

Tanaguarena in Caracas is a sheltered point break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of rips, rocks.

Tanaguarena Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
25.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tanaguarena:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tanaguarena with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 94% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
94%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tanaguarena Location Map

Interactive Tanaguarena 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 Tanaguarena is Simon Bolivar International (Caracas) Airport (CCS) in Venezuela, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tanaguarena is Arturo Michelena International (Valencia) Airport (VLN), also in Venezuela, 128 km (80 miles) away.

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Tanaguarena Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 11:43 Local Time
Sunday 18
10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM7:30PM
Wave (m) 1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
ENE 20
ENE 20
E
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Swell History at Tanaguarena

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

Wind History at Tanaguarena

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

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    Reliability:
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