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Terco Surf Guide

Terco in Pacific Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Still reasonable in light onshore winds Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care of rocks, rips.

Terco Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Terco:

The best conditions reported for surf at Terco occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Terco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in November while 1% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 93% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
6%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
1%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
93%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Terco Location Map

Interactive Terco 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 Terco is Jose Celestino Mutis (Bahia Solano) Airport (BSC) in Colombia, which is 65 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Terco is El Carano (Quibdo) Airport (UIB), also in Colombia, 88 km (55 miles) away.

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Terco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 23:34 Local Time
ThuFriday 05
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.4
NW
0.5
NNW
0.6
N
0.8
NNW
Period (s) 6 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NE 10
ENE 10
NE
Wind State cross on on cross-
on

Swell History at Terco

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

Wind History at Terco

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Terco. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: very consistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Terco:

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