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Tribuga Surf Guide

Tribuga in Pacific Coast is an exposed point break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the east southeast. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks, rips.

Tribuga Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tribuga:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tribuga occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Tribuga with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 68% of the time in May while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Tribuga Location Map

Interactive Tribuga 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 Tribuga is Jose Celestino Mutis (Bahia Solano) Airport (BSC) in Colombia, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tribuga is El Carano (Quibdo) Airport (UIB), also in Colombia, 70 km (43 miles) away.

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Tribuga Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 August 2022, 10:38 Local Time
Monday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 14 14 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-

Swell History at Tribuga

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

Wind History at Tribuga

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

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