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Tiki Surf Guide

Tiki in South Uruguay is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Tiki Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tiki:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tiki with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 20% of the time in June while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% 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 Tiki Location Map

Interactive Tiki 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 Tiki is El Jaguel International (Punta Del Este) Airport (PDP) in Uruguay, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tiki is Carrasco International (Montevideo) Airport (MVD), also in Uruguay, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Tiki Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 June 2022, 16:55 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 10 10 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Tiki

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

Wind History at Tiki

Wind stats for Tiki, 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 Tiki. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tiki: