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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 00:31 Local time
Friday 15Sat
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 30
SW 20
SSW 15
Wind State cross-
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Cancas in Piura is a quite exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Rarely crowded here. Take care 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 Tumbes Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport, 78 km from Cancas.

light winds from the W

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Cancas

Overall Cancas Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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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.