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Villa Gesell ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Villa Gesell break guidePhoto by: Facu

Villa Gesell Surf Guide

Villa Gesell in Provincia de Buenos Aires is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

Villa Gesell Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Villa Gesell:

The best conditions reported for surf at Villa Gesell occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Villa Gesell with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in May while 48% 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 Villa Gesell Location Map

Interactive Villa Gesell 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 nearest passenger airport to Villa Gesell is Villa Gesell Airport (VLG) in Argentina, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Villa Gesell is Mar Del Plata Airport (MDQ), also in Argentina, 93 km (58 miles) away.

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Villa Gesell Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 18:00 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
ENE 25
NE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Villa Gesell

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

Wind History at Villa Gesell

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

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