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Colan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Colan Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 23:59 Local time
MonTuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 18 13 - 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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Colan in Piura is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Salinera Colan, 5 km from Colan.

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Colan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Piura-Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International, 57 km from Colan.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
18.9 °C

Current weather near Colan

Overall Colan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Colan is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 50 km (31 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Colan is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 56 km (35 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 178 km (111 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Colan, Piura. Use the tab navigation above to view Colan sea temperature, Colan photographs, Colan detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Colan webcams, current wind from Piura live weather stations and Colan 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 Colan.