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Islote Zarate ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Islote Zarate Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Monday, 24 June 2019, 04:25 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 10
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Zarate in Ica is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For El Playon, 2 km from Islote Zarate.

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Islote Zarate Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Paracas, 15 km from Islote Zarate.


Air temperature
16 °C

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Overall Islote Zarate Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • Closest tide station
    17 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    86 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    96 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    106 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    131 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to Islote Zarate is Pisco Airport (PIO) in Peru, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Islote Zarate is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM), also in Peru, 221 km (137 miles) away.
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