El Cocal
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El Cocal

La Libertad, El Salvador

La Libertad

El Salvador

Skill Level
Good for all levels

The Break

El Cocal is a punchy and sometimes barreling, normal to long right point/beach break. A river mouth section also exists, offering a little bit of variety. Longboards, funboards, and shortboards are good here. Waves are inconsistent, however the best conditions are during the months of March through November.

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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    2 - 3 ft
  • Swells
  • Wind
    10 mph
  • Weather

Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
  • Board Type
    Longboard, Funboard, Shortboard
  • Type of Break
    Point, Beach
  • Swell directions
    SW, S
  • Best wind directions
    N, NE
  • Crowd levels / week
  • Crowd levels / weekend
  • Seabed
    Big Rocks
  • Best tides
    Mid, High, Rising
  • Power
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Playa El Cocal is a quiet beach town in La Libertad, El Salvador. The area is mixed with private residencies as well as hostels and hotels, shops and restaurants, catering to all types of visitors. The area is separated by the river with El Cocal on one side and San Blas on the other.

La Libertad, El Salvador 9 listings within this region
Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Lodging
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Family Friendly
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