Chicama ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

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Chicama Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Peru – La Libertad)

Chicama interminable photo

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Chicama Spot ID:

Type: beach reef and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.4 °C

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Thursday, 24 April 2014, 13:46 Local time

Thursday 24
4AM 7AM 10AM 1PM
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 13 21 20 20
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
S 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Chicama in Lambayeque is an exposed beach reef and point break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach breaks are all lefts and a left hand reef break too. and there is a left hand point break too. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

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Live Weather:

At Trujillo Airport, 64 km from Chicama.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Chicama

Overall Chicama Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Chicama Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Chicama:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Poemape 14 mi
Second closest break El Brujo 18 mi
Third closest break Pacasmayo 22 mi
Fourth closest break Boca del Rio 28 mi
Fifth closest break Punta Huanchaco 35 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Chicama:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 1692 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 1933 mi
Third closest wave buoy Eastern Caribbean Buoy 1991 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy SW Atlantic Buoy 2204 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy East of Martinique Buoy 2214 mi

Tide stations nearest to Chicama:

Closest tide station Pacasmayo 22 mi
Second closest tide station Santiago de Cao 23 mi
Third closest tide station Trujillo 42 mi
Fourth closest tide station Moche 45 mi
Fifth closest tide station Salaverry 48 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Chicama:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 160 mi
Second closest ski area Chacaltaya (Bolivia) 976 mi
Third closest ski area Ski Arpa (Chile) 1819 mi
Fourth closest ski area Portillo (Chile) 1837 mi
Fifth closest ski area Los Penitentes (Argentina) 1840 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Chicama:

Closest city location Chocope (Peru) 17 mi
Second closest city location Pacasmayo (Peru) 22 mi
Third closest city location Guadalupe (Peru) 32 mi
Fourth closest city location Chepen (Peru) 34 mi
Fifth closest city location Trujillo (Peru) 42 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Chicama is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chicama is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM), also in Peru, 191 km (119 miles) away.
Chicama break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chicama, La Libertad. Use the tab navigation above to view Chicama sea temperature, Chicama photographs, Chicama detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chicama webcams, current wind from La Libertad live weather stations and Chicama 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 Chicama.


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