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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 El Barco

Uruguay

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 34° 35.713' S
Longitude: 54° 7.322' W

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In La Paloma, you must look after La Pedrera (the most known spot), if you go south from La Pedrera (wonderful right) the very next spot is El Barco.

English (Translate this text in English): In La Paloma, you must look after La Pedrera (the most known spot), if you go south from La Pedrera (wonderful right) the very next spot is El Barco.

English (Translate this text in English): In La Paloma, you must look after La Pedrera (the most known spot), if you go south from La Pedrera (wonderful right) the very next spot is El Barco.

English (Translate this text in English): In La Paloma, you must look after La Pedrera (the most known spot), if you go south from La Pedrera (wonderful right) the very next spot is El Barco.

DistanceTake a car

WalkLong walk (>30 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionLeft

BottomSandy

Power

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionMid and high tide

Best tide movementRising tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

Webcam urlwww.paipo.com.uy 

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 Additional Information

Very consistent beachbreak located aside from some underwater rocks with a good permanent high-tide peak at the northern part of the beach. Works from small to medium swells. Sometimes a hard backwash is the guarantee for stong andfast waves. May have some trouble to park during summer time. some good restaurants in the surrounding area.

English (Translate this text in English): Very consistent beachbreak located aside from some underwater rocks with a good permanent high-tide peak at the northern part of the beach. Works from small to medium swells. Sometimes a hard backwash is the guarantee for stong andfast waves. May have some trouble to park during summer time. some good restaurants in the surrounding area.

English (Translate this text in English): Very consistent beachbreak located aside from some underwater rocks with a good permanent high-tide peak at the northern part of the beach. Works from small to medium swells. Sometimes a hard backwash is the guarantee for stong andfast waves. May have some trouble to park during summer time. some good restaurants in the surrounding area.

English (Translate this text in English): Very consistent beachbreak located aside from some underwater rocks with a good permanent high-tide peak at the northern part of the beach. Works from small to medium swells. Sometimes a hard backwash is the guarantee for stong andfast waves. May have some trouble to park during summer time. some good restaurants in the surrounding area.

Atmosphere

One of the best waves of La Paloma. In between of La Pedrera and La Virgen.

English (Translate this text in English): One of the best waves of La Paloma. In between of La Pedrera and La Virgen.

English (Translate this text in English): One of the best waves of La Paloma. In between of La Pedrera and La Virgen.

English (Translate this text in English): One of the best waves of La Paloma. In between of La Pedrera and La Virgen.

General

Beware the rocks if you find a right at this left spot... You can get good rights at La Pedrera (other side of El Barco).

English (Translate this text in English): Beware the rocks if you find a right at this left spot... You can get good rights at La Pedrera (other side of El Barco).

English (Translate this text in English): Beware the rocks if you find a right at this left spot... You can get good rights at La Pedrera (other side of El Barco).

English (Translate this text in English): Beware the rocks if you find a right at this left spot... You can get good rights at La Pedrera (other side of El Barco).

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