La Bocana
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La Bocana

La Libertad, El Salvador

La Libertad

El Salvador

Skill Level
intermediate, advanced

The Break

Also known as El Tunco. La Bocana is a powerful and barreling, short left river mouth break. This is widely considered the best shaped wave in the area. Shortboards are best here. Consistency is year-round, however it needs a decent size swell and rising tides.

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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    3 - 5 ft
  • Swells
  • Wind
    7 mph
  • Weather

Last updated: 1 week ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Inconsistent, Mainly winter swells
  • Wave Length
  • Wave Direction
    Left, Right
  • Board Type
  • Type of Break
    River mouth
  • Swell directions
    S, SW
  • Best wind directions
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
  • Seabed
    Sand, Big Rocks
  • Best tides
    Mid, High, Rising
  • Power
    Barreling, Powerful
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

El Tunco is a mellow beach town in La Libertad, El Salvador. With incredible surf and kind locals, this small town has become very popular in the last few years. A wide range of options for accommodations, restaurants, bars, and small shops fill the small-town streets. The more developed city of Libertad is a short fifteen minutes away, where one can find ATMs and pharmacies.

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