Plan your surfing trip in accordance with your skill level. While surfing can be enjoyable year-round, it's essential to consider both the weather conditions and our extensive experience. Some months offer more consistent waves than others. Your ideal time to hit the waves depends on the prevailing weather conditions.

Surf Lesson

Intermediate / Advanced

March - May

This is the most consistent time of the year with clean waves (6- 12 ft). During this period there are many days with good surfing all day long. This is the end of the dry season, and the water temp is around 82F.

June - October

June-October: during this time is when El Salvador's coastline gets the largest swells of the year, from 6 to 12 ft, originated from the South Pacific's swells. The water temp is around 82F.

Surf Lesson

Beginners / Intermediate

November - December

This is right after the rainy season and waves get a little smaller, usually swells with 4 - 6ft waves but very clean and perfectly peeling over the pointbreak. Water and air temperature drop a few degrees (78-degree) but still wetsuit not needed. Offshore winds allow perfect surfing conditions all day long.

January - March

January and February are the least consistent months of the year, waves get smaller (2- 5 ft), however the climate is perfect with cool evenings and bright sunny days. This is the perfect time of the year to learn how to surf or to score clean backbreaker peaks, during March conditions still remains ideal for beginners and advanced surfers, El Salvador's coastline starts to receive more SSW swells, but waves still good for beginners and intermediate surfers.

From November throughout February are the months with less SSW swells that hit El Salvador's coastline, but eventually we still have some good swells that provide amazing waves.