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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.4 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 13:41 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 18 18 20
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 25
SW 15
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Cancas in Piura is a fairly exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the favoured conditions. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of - Rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Cancas Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Talara-Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias International Airport, 73 km from Cancas.

moderate winds from the SE

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Air temperature
21.7 °C

Current weather near Cancas

Overall Cancas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Cancas is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 76 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cancas is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Third is General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU) in Peru is 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Cancas and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cancas, Piura. Use the tab navigation above to view Cancas sea temperature, Cancas photographs, Cancas detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cancas webcams, current wind from Piura live weather stations and Cancas tide predictions. The Peru swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Peru and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Peru wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cancas.