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Makaha ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.6

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Makaha Spot ID

First day on Makaha photo


Photo credit: Jonander Dalmau

Sol, ola y amigos, Makaha photo


Photo credit: Víctor Hugo Ríos

V4 Outrigger Canoe surfing Lima Peru, Makaha photo


Photo credit: Jonander Dalmau

La Reventazon Junio 2015, Makaha photo


Photo credit: Héctor Llosa

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.1 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 17:09 Local time
Wednesday 19Thu
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
S 15
S 15
Wind State cross-

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Makaha in Lima is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and pollution.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lima, 2 km from Makaha.

IS AT (local time)

Makaha Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Miraflores Lima wx, 3 km from Makaha.


Air temperature
16.6 °C

Current weather near Makaha

Overall Makaha Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Makaha Location Maps

Makaha Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Makaha:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    41 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Makaha:

  • Closest city location
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    41 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    45 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Makaha is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Makaha is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 202 km (125 miles) away.
Makaha break location map and break info

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