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Latitude: 13° 29.53' N
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Park on highway, overlooking line-up. Walk out to point.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest, South
Good wind directionNorth
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Offshore always from dusk till 10am and often swings side-shore to onshore by afternoon. Early is best.
The municipality and a resortowner closed the only public beach accesss to the pointbreak Zunzal. The community of El Sunzal is trying the stop this.
Lot of San Salvadorean kids on weekends.
By El Zurfeador , 15-08-2007
longboarder wave - yeah, it is indeed a longboarder wave. quite flat and really slow, you have to bring a bigger board. on low tide it's a bit faster, but it needs a big swell to be good! some say it's world class, but i think that's overrated. locals are no problem here, never had any in el salvador for 4 weeks.
By Devron , 20-03-2007
El Salvador for Sheezy - I recently returned from a month long trip to El Salvador. The waves were good and the people were nice. Surfing El Salvador can be summed up in one line..."Surfing is good in El Salvador if you like 'locals only' signs". peace
By Anonymous , 08-10-2006
couple of kids on weekend? - a few surfers? we were there in april and scored double over head waves but there were 50 people on one point break every day
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