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El Hueco

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 16:05 Local time
Thursday 20Fri
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 30
S 25
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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El Hueco in Piura is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for Strong currenttowards cliff, very hollow.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Baterias, 3 km from El Hueco.

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El Hueco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Talara/Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias International Airport, 13 km from El Hueco.

moderate winds from the S

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near El Hueco

Overall El Hueco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Hueco is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Hueco is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Third is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP) in Peru, 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador is 198 km (123 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to El Hueco and is 252 km (157 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Hueco, Piura. Use the tab navigation above to view El Hueco sea temperature, El Hueco photographs, El Hueco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Hueco webcams, current wind from Piura live weather stations and El Hueco 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 Hueco.