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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 23:56 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 16 19 19 19
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 30
SSE 25
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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Panic Point in Piura is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the best time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - 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

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At ASCAT278E5S, 109 km from Panic Point.

fresh winds from the SE

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Overall Panic Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

The figure describes the range of swells directed at Panic Point through a typical July... (show all text)

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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.