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

Overall: 3.7

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La Farola Spot ID

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La Farola

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 13:24 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 18
Wind (km/h) 15
S 25
S 25
S 20
Wind State cross-

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Puerto Eten in Lambayeque is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around low tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Eten, 2 km from La Farola.

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La Farola Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chiclayo Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzales International Airport, 19 km from La Farola.

light winds from the SE

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Air temperature
21.2 °C

Current weather near La Farola

Overall La Farola Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to La Farola:

  • Closest city location
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    13 mi
  • Third closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    19 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Farola is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX) in Peru, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Farola is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU), also in Peru, 152 km (94 miles) away.
La Farola break location map and break info

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