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Peñascal ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Peñascal Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 04:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
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SSW
1.1
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Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
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SSW 15
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Penascal in Lima is a fairly exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Bartolo, 1 km from Peñascal.

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Peñascal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima, 38 km from Peñascal.

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Current weather near Peñascal

Overall Peñascal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see Peñascal surf quality by season and Peñascal surf quality by month.

Peñascal Location Maps

Peñascal Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Peñascal:

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Wave buoys nearest to Peñascal:

Tide stations nearest to Peñascal:

  • Closest tide station
    San Bartolo
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Chilca
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Mala
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Lima
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Callao
    35 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Peñascal:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    233 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Chacaltaya (Bolivia)
    644 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Ski Arpa (Chile)
    1457 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Portillo (Chile)
    1475 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Los Penitentes (Argentina)
    1477 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Peñascal:

  • Closest city location
    Lima (Peru)
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Callao (Peru)
    31 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Chosica (Peru)
    31 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Imperial (Peru)
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    San Vicente de Canete (Peru)
    55 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Penascal is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 59 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Penascal is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 157 km (98 miles) away.
Peñascal break location map and break info

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