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El Camotal ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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El Camotal Spot ID

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Type: -

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C

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Sunday, 21 January 2018, 21:40 Local time
SunMonday 22
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 17 - -
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
Wind State cross-
glass cross-

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El Camotal in Ancash is an exposed break. that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include private.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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El Camotal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1288, 92 km from El Camotal.

fresh winds from the SE

Air temperature
23.0 °C

Current weather near El Camotal

Overall El Camotal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to El Camotal:

  • Closest city location
    52 mi
  • Second closest city location
    57 mi
  • Third closest city location
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    98 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to El Camotal is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM) in Peru, which is 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Camotal is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 87 km (54 miles) away.
El Camotal break location map and break info

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