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Puerto Viejo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.9

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Puerto Viejo Spot ID

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Puerto Viejo

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Puerto Viejo

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Puerto Viejo

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Puerto Viejo

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 21:31 Local time
SatSunday 21
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 12 12 13
Wind (km/h) 10
S 10
S 10
SSE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Puerto Viejo in Lima is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and there is a left hand point break too. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Chilca, 9 km from Puerto Viejo.

IS AT (local time)

Puerto Viejo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP467, 79 km from Puerto Viejo.


Air temperature
20.4 °C

Current weather near Puerto Viejo

Overall Puerto Viejo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Puerto Viejo Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Puerto Viejo:

  • Closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    41 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    49 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Puerto Viejo:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Puerto Viejo is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Puerto Viejo is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 139 km (86 miles) away.
Puerto Viejo break location map and break info

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