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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 05:03 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSW 15
Wind State cross cross cross-

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El Paso in Lima is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Easily blown out by onshore winds Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Take care of urchins and rocks, tricky take off in front of cliff.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arica, 5 km from El Paso.

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El Paso Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima, 31 km from El Paso.


Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near El Paso

Overall El Paso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • Closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    26 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    30 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to El Paso is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to El Paso is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 170 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Paso, Lima. Use the tab navigation above to view El Paso sea temperature, El Paso photographs, El Paso detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Paso webcams, current wind from Lima live weather stations and El Paso 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 Paso.