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Chicama – Malpaso Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Libertad and Lambayeque, Peru)

Chicama - Malpaso Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 17:32 Local time
Tuesday 25Wed
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Chicama - Malpaso in La Libertad and Lambayeque is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include - Rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chicama - El Point, 2 km from Chicama - Malpaso.

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Chicama - Malpaso Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trujillo Airport, 57 km from Chicama - Malpaso.

moderate winds from the SSE

Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Chicama - Malpaso

Overall Chicama - Malpaso Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Chicama - Malpaso:

  • Closest city location
    18 mi
  • Second closest city location
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    42 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Chicama - Malpaso is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chicama - Malpaso is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM), also in Peru, 191 km (119 miles) away.
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