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La Herradura ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.1

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La Herradura Spot ID

Herradura - Lima - Peru, Perfect Lines, La Herradura photo

La Herradura

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La Herradura

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La Herradura

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La Herradura

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 21:31 Local time
TueWednesday 21
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State off off cross-

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Herradura in Lima is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Best around low tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for urchins,rocks and pollution.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lima, 9 km from La Herradura.

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La Herradura Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima/Jorge Chávez International Airport, 21 km from La Herradura.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
16.0 °C

Current weather near La Herradura

Overall La Herradura Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to La Herradura:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    43 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to La Herradura:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    45 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    48 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Herradura is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Herradura is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 196 km (122 miles) away.
La Herradura break location map and break info

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