El Salvador

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Small, tropical, densely populated Central American country located between Honduras and Guatemala, featuring 150 miles of wave-rich south-facing Pacific Ocean coastline. El Salvador regularly produces three- to six-foot waves between March and October, with 10-foot-plus surf sometimes hitting in late summer and early fall. About two-dozen breaks have been mapped in El Salvador; more than half a...

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