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Punta Huanchaco ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Punta Huanchaco Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Libertad and Lambayeque, Peru)

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Punta Huanchaco

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Monday, 16 July 2018, 06:03 Local time
Monday 16
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
S 10
S 15
S 15
Wind State cross-

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Punta Huanchaco in Lambayeque is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include urchins and pollution.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Punta Huanchaco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Trujillo Airport, 1 km from Punta Huanchaco.

light winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
17 °C

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Overall Punta Huanchaco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Punta Huanchaco:

  • Closest city location
    9 mi
  • Second closest city location
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    56 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    63 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    64 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Huanchaco is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Huanchaco is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM), also in Peru, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 164 km (102 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Huanchaco, La Libertad & Lambayeque. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Huanchaco sea temperature, Punta Huanchaco photographs, Punta Huanchaco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Huanchaco webcams, current wind from La Libertad & Lambayeque live weather stations and Punta Huanchaco 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 Punta Huanchaco.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.