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Arica ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Arica (calm at Santiago de Surco Lima wx 23 km from Arica). no significant swell
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23 km away, 45 min ago

Calm
1 km/h
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29.2
20.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Arica Surf Forecast / Lima / Peru

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Saturday 21 Jan 2017 PET

Arica surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Arica sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 21 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 22.2 max: 25.9 min: 19.9 °C)

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Wave
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Energy(?)93113154143138149186222325377405311231193178140136149142184175157173
Wind
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5 SSW5
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10 S10
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High Tide
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2:40PM
0.67
1:25AM
0.58

3:27PM
0.72
2:18AM
0.56

4:07PM
0.77
3:10AM
0.56

4:41PM
0.82
3:53AM
0.56

5:11PM
0.86

4:31AM
0.57
5:45PM
0.89

5:05AM
0.58
6:13PM
0.92

5:40AM
0.58

Low Tide
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8:31PM
0.45
8:09AM
0.22

9:36PM
0.43
8:48AM
0.20

10:25PM
0.40
9:30AM
0.17

11:06PM
0.37
10:02AM
0.14

11:40PM
0.35
10:36AM
0.12

12:09AM
0.32
11:08AM
0.10

12:44AM
0.30
11:46AM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Arica blow from the NE.
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Summary
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Mon morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Thu morning, min 23°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Arica Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Arica provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Arica can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Arica surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Arica) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Arica may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Arica is 30 km (19 miles) from the city of Lima. If you plan a holiday in Lima, look for hotels and other accommodation in Lima. Lima has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.