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Topic: Surfing in Argentina

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replies: 23

By:

rems

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RE: Surfing in Argentina

« on: August 18 2006 18:08:00 »

Hi Mel,
I´m Remy, a longboarder as well. Right now, i took a little holyday to go surfing in Brasil, but basically i kind of live in Buenos Aires. I guess I´ll be back there in november or October. The surf is nice, maybe not the best in the world but more than decent. People are extremely cool and it´s quite an affordable destination. I think i´ll go on a surf trip there when I´ll be back, we can discuss that later if u want to.

un abrazo. Chau.

By:

Jose

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #1 on: August 21 2006 12:08:00 »

Blake. As you are going to Argentina, haven´t you considered surfing in Uruguay (good waves, not far from Buenos Aires and water no so cold)?
Jose



By:

Scott Simmons

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #2 on: September 23 2006 12:09:00 »

Hi Everyone,

I'm not sure if its still around but there's an Argentina Surf Spot Guide that is also available on line that is quite good. I bought the 2003 guide. i think it was like 7 bucks, but it was super useful.

Scott

By:

Scott Simmons

argentina surf spot guide website

« Reply #3 on: September 23 2006 12:09:00 »

oh yeah, i think the website is "surfargentina" dot com. it seems to be down right now, but south american internet connections aren't that reliable so it'll probably be back up soon i bet.

Scott

By:

seba

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #4 on: October 06 2006 23:10:00 »

anybody ho needs to see  pictures of waves in argentina go to wannasurf.com and click on horizonte o la maquinita o la paloma to see some good pics... is goood surf downthere by the way just keep it in secret

By:

Horacio

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #5 on: October 12 2006 09:10:00 »

The best places to go surfing in Argentina are Mar del Plata and Necochea.
Mar del Plata offers a great variety of waves, mellow, barreling, etc. but perfect days dont occure very often.
Necochea has great waves too, but it is more affected by winds than Mar del Plata, where you can surf with N, NO, O, S, except E.
Local spots to go in Mar del Plata:
Cardiel, Yatch, Waikiki, Mariano, Diva, Horizonte (Barrels!), La Paloma and Chapadmalal.
Local spots to go in Necochea:
Quequen, La Escollera (greatest left in Argentina), El caño.

Go and check for yourselves, the night is great too cause we have the prettiest girls.

By:

Jerome

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #6 on: November 26 2006 03:11:00 »

Hi Horacio,

You seem to know quite a bit about surfing in Argentina. I am planning to go there in January or February. Is it a good time to surf ? What size of waves can i expect ? And what is the temperature of the water at this time of the year ?

Thanks in advance for your help. It's quite difficult to find good surfing infos on argentina, but i'm sure it's worth it!

Jerome

By:

mary

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #7 on: January 28 2007 21:01:00 »

chile sucks
the best place to surf in argentina is Mar del Plata, where tournaments are held.
Beaches on the south have the biggest waves, and there are a lot of pro's there

By:

FREEMAN

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #8 on: March 23 2007 18:03:00 »

If anyone has been down during the month of March to Mar del Plata, let me know. I am on my way down and hoping to find some waves, looks like the swells have been increasing lately...

By:

James

RE: Surfing in Argentina

« Reply #9 on: July 23 2007 05:07:00 »

Hi guys,

In BA for christmas this year, first time.  Curious if there will be waves then, size, water temp, etc...  ARe there waves near BA or do you have to go down south to plata?

Cheers,
James


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