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El Cabezo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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El Cabezo Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 22:01 Local time
TueWednesday 22
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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El Cabezo in Lima is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include pollution, rocks and rips.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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El Cabezo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima/Jorge Chávez International Airport, 16 km from El Cabezo.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
18.9 °C

Current weather near El Cabezo

Overall El Cabezo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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El Cabezo Location Maps

El Cabezo Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to El Cabezo:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    47 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to El Cabezo:

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Town and city forecasts close to El Cabezo:

  • Closest city location
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    39 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to El Cabezo is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Cabezo is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 218 km (135 miles) away.
El Cabezo break location map and break info

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