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

Overall: 3.7

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Playa Grande Spot ID

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Playa Grande

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Saturday, 16 December 2017, 04:23 Local time
Saturday 16
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.0
SW
1.1
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
SSW 15
SW
Wind State cross-
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Playa Grande in Ancash is an exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights and there is also a left hand point break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Las Gramas, 3 km from Playa Grande.

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Playa Grande Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trujillo Airport, 206 km from Playa Grande.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Playa Grande

Overall Playa Grande Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Playa Grande Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playa Grande:

  • Closest city location
    50 mi
  • Second closest city location
    53 mi
  • Third closest city location
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    78 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    104 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Grande is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM) in Peru, which is 71 km (44 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Grande is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 87 km (54 miles) away.
Playa Grande break location map and break info

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