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Chancay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Chancay Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Monday, 18 December 2017, 11:46 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
SW 15
SSW 15
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Chancay in Lima is a sheltered point break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for urchins and rocks, thefts.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chancay, 2 km from Chancay.

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Chancay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima/Jorge Chávez International Airport, 50 km from Chancay.

moderate winds from the SE

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Air temperature
22.2 °C

Current weather near Chancay

Overall Chancay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Tide stations nearest to Chancay:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    39 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    40 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    40 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Chancay:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    8 mi
  • Third closest city location
    36 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    40 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Chancay is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Chancay is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 251 km (156 miles) away.
Chancay break location map and break info

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