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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.0 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 18:11 Local time
Saturday 21Sun
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
SSW 25
S 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Panic Point in Piura is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Rocks, rips, localism, ledgy wave.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cabo Blanco, 1 km from Panic Point.

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Panic Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Talara/Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias International Airport, 35 km from Panic Point.

moderate winds from the S

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Panic Point

Overall Panic Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Panic Point is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Panic Point is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 123 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU) in Peru, 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC), also in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Panic Point and is 229 km (142 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Panic Point, Piura. Use the tab navigation above to view Panic Point sea temperature, Panic Point photographs, Panic Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Panic Point webcams, current wind from Piura live weather stations and Panic Point 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 Panic Point.