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Mancora ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Mancora Spot ID

Playa Punta Arenas, Mancora photo


Photo credit: Jose V

Type: beach reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.9 °C

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Saturday, 23 February 2019, 21:42 Local time
SatSunday 24
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 15
S 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross cross-

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Mancora in Piura is an exposed beach reef and point break that has reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts and there is also a left hand reef break. and also offers a left hand point break too. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mancora, 1 km from Mancora.

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Mancora Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tumbes Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport, 97 km from Mancora.

light winds from the ESE

Light rain
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Mancora

Overall Mancora Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mancora is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mancora is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Third is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU) in Peru, 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador is 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Mancora and is 211 km (131 miles) away.
Mancora break location map and break info

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