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About 20min. from Barranquilla City there is a town called Puerto Colombia. Ask for El muelle and anybody will know. The Pier is 1.5 Km long, walk towars the end and depending on the size of the swell you will find a long wave of a few peaks. Usually brakes on the left side next to a little and abandoned weight station "la casita".
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movement
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Very nice wave when everything else is out of control. The pier works like a filter for strong winds and currents. Usually the swell comes from a N to Ne direction what makes the wave to break on the left side of the pier. Do not try to surf on the right side unless there is a NW or W swell.
The stronger the winds the better it gets!
Doesn't get really crowded and the worst crowd will be like 15 surfers in the line up. Watch out for the fishermen cause there are lines all over the line up. BE careful. The local vibe is really mellow and they'll be stocked to see a traveler surfer specially if you rip.
One of the best waves of the Caribbean Region of Colombia....in the right day you could fing long peeling waves and deep barrels.
By email@example.com , 13-09-2003
arriba arriba!! - hello i'm gonna move to cartagena in december and i would like to known if there are others spots than las velas how do they work what about localsthank u and see u
By anonymous , 29-07-2003
and there's more.... - Don't forget to buy a coconut water at the base of the peir! Mmmmm... That's my favorite part about surfing there.
By anonymous , 23-05-2003
El Muelle rules!!! - This is surf for real, Dangerous area you have to have no fear to jump there
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