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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 22:38 Local time
Wednesday 19Thu
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 19 - 18 18
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
SW 20
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Punta Sal in Piura is a fairly exposed point break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of - Rocks.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cancas, 3 km from Punta Sal.

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Punta Sal Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tumbes-Capitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport, 80 km from Punta Sal.

light winds from the W

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Air temperature
21.8 °C

Current weather near Punta Sal

Overall Punta Sal Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Sal is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Sal is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador, 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU) in Peru is 142 km (88 miles) away.
  • General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Sal and is 197 km (122 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Sal, Piura. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Sal sea temperature, Punta Sal photographs, Punta Sal detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Sal webcams, current wind from Piura live weather stations and Punta Sal 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 Sal.