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

Overall: 3.5

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Polvorin Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell N | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.4 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 19:33 Local time
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Wind (km/h) 20
S 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
Wind State cross-
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Polvorin in Ancash is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north. The beach breaks favour lefts. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of private,.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Paraiso, 3 km from Polvorin.

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Polvorin Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Lima/Jorge Chávez International Airport, 105 km from Polvorin.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
17.8 °C

Current weather near Polvorin

Overall Polvorin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Tide stations nearest to Polvorin:

  • Closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    29 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Polvorin:

  • Closest city location
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    35 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Polvorin is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Polvorin is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 208 km (129 miles) away.
Polvorin break location map and break info

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