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Viento Fresco Surf Guide

Viento Fresco in Caribbean Coast is an exposed river and Point break that has very consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves can be ok even in light onshore winds Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Viento Fresco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Viento Fresco:

The best conditions reported for surf at Viento Fresco 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 Viento Fresco (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Viento Fresco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in October while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% 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 Viento Fresco Location Map

Interactive Viento Fresco 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 Viento Fresco is Simon Bolivar (Santa Marta) Airport (SMR) in Colombia, 59 km (37 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Viento Fresco is Almirante Padilla (Rio Hacha) Airport (RCH), also in Colombia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Viento Fresco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 17:55 Local Time
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Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
ENE 25
E 30
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Viento Fresco

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

Wind History at Viento Fresco

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

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