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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Centinela (moderate winds from the SSE at Trujillo Airport 245 km from Centinela). 0.7m 15 s period swell from SW with 1.3m 10 s period wind swell from S
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Centinela Surf Forecast / Ancash / Peru

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 24 Sep 2017 PET

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

Today's Centinela sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 24 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 21.2 min: 15.7 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)910101099888121215141313131213139161515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)293347459417340257195195195227227334626553444389325202142173280339305
Wind
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15 SSW15
20 SSW20
15 S15
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
10 S10
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
10 S10
15 SW15
20 SSW20
10 SSW10
10 SW10
15 SSW15
10 SSW10
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
10 SSW10
20 SSW20
10 SSE10
10 SW10
15 SW15
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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7:55PM
0.86
7:36AM
0.76

8:43PM
0.81
8:08AM
0.69

9:46PM
0.77
8:42AM
0.63

11:15PM
0.76
10:05AM
0.58

12:45AM
0.77
12:16PM
0.57

1:45AM
0.81

1:33PM
0.61
2:25AM
0.86

2:16PM
0.66
Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:27PM
0.23
1:57AM
0.40

1:58PM
0.27
2:46AM
0.48

2:35PM
0.32

4:03AM
0.53
3:26PM
0.37

6:17AM
0.54
4:45PM
0.40

8:00AM
0.51
6:15PM
0.39

8:31AM
0.46

7:24PM
0.36
8:58AM
0.41

Note: the tide data above is for Huarmey which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Centinela.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Centinela blow from the ENE.
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:00--6:00--5:58--5:58--5:58--5:56--5:56--5:56-
Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun morning, min 15°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Fri morning, min 16°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Centinela Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Centinela provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Centinela can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Centinela 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 (Centinela) 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 Centinela 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.

Centinela is 4 km (2 miles) from Huarmey. If you plan a holiday in Ancash, look for hotels and other accommodation in Huarmey. Huarmey has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.