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San Gallan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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San Gallan Spot ID

San Galleta, San Gallan photo

San Gallan

Photo credit: Alfonso Malpica

San Gallan  photo

San Gallan

Photo credit: Alfonso Malpica

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:05 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 7 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
S 30
S 35
S 30
Wind State cross-

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San Gallan in Ica is an exposed beach and reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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San Gallan Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pisco Airport, 21 km from San Gallan.

light winds from the NW

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Air temperature
23.0 °C

Current weather near San Gallan

Overall San Gallan Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • Closest tide station
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    81 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    102 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    126 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to San Gallan is Pisco Airport (PIO) in Peru, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to San Gallan is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM), also in Peru, 212 km (132 miles) away.
San Gallan break location map and break info

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