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Santa Maria ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Santa Maria Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 19:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
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Santa Maria in Lima is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Bartolo, 2 km from Santa Maria.

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Santa Maria Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Surco Ave Ayacucho Chama wx, 38 km from Santa Maria.


Air temperature
16.7 °C

Current weather near Santa Maria

Overall Santa Maria Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Tide stations nearest to Santa Maria:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    36 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Santa Maria:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Santa Maria is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Santa Maria is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 161 km (100 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Santa Maria, Lima. Use the tab navigation above to view Santa Maria sea temperature, Santa Maria photographs, Santa Maria detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Santa Maria webcams, current wind from Lima live weather stations and Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria.