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Peru - North Surf Reports and Surf Forecasts

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Conditions Summary
 Bermejo
Grey Star Grey Star
3.5ft 11secs 204° 10mph S - Onshore - 177°
 Carquin
Star Grey Star
3ft 11secs 209° 6mph SSE - Onshore - 165°
 Centinela
Star Star
3ft 11secs 209° 6mph SSE - Cross/onshore - 165°
 Conchitas
Star Star
2.5ft 11secs 210° 4mph SSW - Onshore - 192°
 Paraiso
 
2.5ft 11secs 210° 6mph SSE - Offshore - 165°
 Pasamayo
Star Star
2.5ft 11secs 210° 4mph SSW - Onshore - 192°
 Chicama
Star Star
3ft 11secs 205° 11mph S - Cross/offshore - 173°
Add a New Surf SpotRegional Overview
Peru's northern tip favours North-westerly swells and as such only really works during the north hemisphere's winter. Home to Chicama arguably the world's longest wave this arid region is populated by numerous high quality reefs and points. Below the northern tip which is warmed by the Panama Current, the rest of the region plays host to consistent south-west swells from the Roaring 40s and southerly winds, predominantly (easterly) offshore in the mornings, swinging slightly westerly and onshore in the afternoons. These are a product of the cool Humboldt current and dominate the whole of this western coast of South America from central Peru downwards. The country's surf culture is perhaps the oldest in the world and is claimed to date back to 3000BC when the waves were ridden on reed boats. Water temperature here fluctuates between 17-25ºC or 63-77ºF.
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