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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 Salvador

Central America

Location: Middle America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
Geographic coordinates: 13 50 N, 88 55 W
Coastline: 307 km
Climate: tropical; rainy season (May to October); dry season (November to April); tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
Terrain: mostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau
Natural hazards: known as the Land of Volcanoes; frequent and sometimes very destructive earthquakes and volcanic activity
Currency: Salvadoran colon (SVC); US dollar (USD)

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Geographic coordinates: 13° 50' N, 88° 55' W
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Seasons
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Typical Swell Size
Surf Equipment Boardshorts Shorty Shorty Shorty Shorty Shorty
Water temp. 27°C
81°F
25°C
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Air temp. 30°C
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Surf Spots

Surf Spots (21)
Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Atamis 3 / -
Right and left Rivermouth All surfers
Barra de Santiago 2 / -
Sand-bar Experienced surfers
Costa Del Sol 2 / -
Experienced surfers
El Zonte 31 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
El Zonte Rivermouth - / -
Right and left Rivermouth Experienced surfers
K59 28 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
La Bocana 15 / -
Left Point-break All surfers
Las Flores 25 / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Mizata 35 / -
Right and left Point-break All surfers
Palmarcito 6 / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Playa Conchalio - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Playa la Paz 7 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Punta Coco 2 / -
Right and left Point-break Experienced surfers
Punta Mango 24 / 1
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Punta Roca La Libertad 29 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Punta silla 2 / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Restaurants - / -
Right Point-break All surfers
Rio Grande - La Bocana 1 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
San Blas 5 / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Siguapilapa 6 / -
Right and left Beach-break Experienced surfers
Zunzal 37 / 1
Right Point-break All surfers
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Punta Roca La Libertad
By paulo linhares
Jun 11, 2008
PERFECT BUT DANGEROUS - I spent like 7 days in La Libertad, El Salvador. The waves there is called Punta Rocas an its a International Classic, but, the locals are very intense when its good and crowded sometimes you'll get no waves at the point so you got to head down
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La Bocana
By CriticalSurfCompany
Nov 17, 2007
- Just got back from el salvador and stayed right in front of la bocana at the Tekuinikal resort.  Unbelievable experience.  The people at the resort were terrific and the location and prices were unbeatable.  The wave was a blast as wel
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Zunzal
By jbwannasurf
May 22, 2007
1st of Trip - Got off the plane at 5:20 am and in the water 2 hours later to some great surf. A great way to start off the trip and there were 10-15 guys out, but Sunzal holds a crowd really well with lots of peaks and even a little left.
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Punta Roca La Libertad
By ozsurfer101
May 9, 2005
Big - My Comments: awesome Session Highlight: 1st wave 12 feet+ face, standup barrel for 200m. Many good waves. Last wave 12 feet face just missed going all the way in to La Paz. Comment on Swell, Waves and Wind: My Perfectible Points: Air Tem
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Trip: Summer 2007
By jbwannasurf
From May 21, 2007 to Aug 3, 2007
Going to El Salvador, Chile and Brazil.
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Trip: El Salvador May 2005
By ozsurfer101
From Apr 23, 2005 to May 20, 2005
Libertad, Cemetary/La Paz, Bocana, Zunzal, Zonte, Zonte Rivermouth, K59. Best session: Libertad 3-9 feet, La Paz 3-6, Zunzal 4-9, Zonte Rivermouth 4-8, K59 4-7.
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By Anonymous , 10-08-2011

- I heard the waves are pretty rough there during November! Challenging!
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By silmar foto surf , 27-06-2011

brazilian photographer surf - i'll be there in 2012 april, punta rocas - la libertad

By sabrijaramillo , 25-03-2011

Surf spots? - Hi, Im going to los cobanos, el salvador> I wanted to know if tere are any surf spot near by? And how far? I woul love to surf there. thanks

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