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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Makaha (light winds from the SE at Lima/Jorge Chávez International Airport 15 km from Makaha). 1.4m 13 s period swell from SW with an additional 0.5m 17 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.2m 6 s period wind swell from S
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Moderate
19 km/h
SE
Cross-Shore
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Makaha Surf Forecast / Lima / Peru

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Saturday 01 Oct 2016 PET

Makaha surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Makaha sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 01 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.9 max: 19.7 min: 15.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)12121214131312161514141378910141014131399
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)567421648431965745325448525459368290215270347586514738532382311211274
Wind
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15 SSE15
20 SSW20
20 S20
15 SSE15
15 SSW15
20 S20
15 SSE15
20 S20
25 S25
20 SSE20
15 SSW15
20 SSW20
10 S10
15 SW15
15 SSW15
10 S10
15 SSW15
15 SSW15
10 SSE10
15 SSW15
20 S20
10 S10
10 SSW10
Wind State(?)crosscross-
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High Tide
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5:46AM
0.80
6:13PM
0.77

6:15AM
0.76
6:47PM
0.78

6:45AM
0.71

7:25PM
0.77
7:13AM
0.66

8:03PM
0.76
7:35AM
0.60

8:41PM
0.73
8:01AM
0.55






Low Tide
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11:39PM
0.19
12:04PM
0.16

12:16AM
0.21
12:28PM
0.16

12:50AM
0.25
12:57PM
0.17

1:29AM
0.29

1:22PM
0.20
2:15AM
0.34

1:47PM
0.23
3:02AM
0.39

2:16PM
0.26





Note: the tide data above is for Lima which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Makaha.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Makaha blow from the ENE.
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1620191719171720191620191720191821201820201818
Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sat morning, min 16°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu morning, min 17°C on Tue afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Makaha Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Makaha provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Makaha can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Makaha surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Makaha) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Makaha may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Makaha is 2 km (1 miles) from the city of Lima. If you plan a holiday in Lima, look for hotels and other accommodation in Lima. Lima has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.