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Centinela ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Centinela Spot ID

Rolo, a local surfer, Centinela photo


Photo credit: Pastor Gregorio

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C

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Sunday, 16 June 2019, 09:28 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSW 20
S 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Centinela in Ancash is an exposed point break that is usually a safe bet. The optimum time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Huarmey, 4 km from Centinela.

IS AT (local time)

Centinela Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trujillo-martinez, 240 km from Centinela.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
17.6 °C

Current weather near Centinela

Overall Centinela Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Centinela Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Centinela:

  • Closest city location
    46 mi
  • Second closest city location
    53 mi
  • Third closest city location
    59 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    79 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Centinela is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA) in Peru, which is 105 km (65 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Centinela is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM), also in Peru, 112 km (70 miles) away.
Centinela break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Centinela, Ancash. Use the tab navigation above to view Centinela sea temperature, Centinela photographs, Centinela detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Centinela webcams, current wind from Ancash live weather stations and Centinela 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 Centinela.