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Boca del Rio Surf Guide

Boca del Rio in La Libertad and Lambayeque is an exposed beach and point break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks.

Boca del Rio Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boca del Rio:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boca del Rio occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Boca del Rio (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Boca del Rio with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in February while 88% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boca del Rio Location Map

Interactive Boca del Rio surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Boca del Rio is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX) in Peru, which is 65 km (40 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Boca del Rio is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU), also in Peru, 100 km (62 miles) away.

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Boca del Rio Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 04:46 Local Time
Thursday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Boca del Rio

Surf stats for Boca del Rio, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Boca del Rio

Wind stats for Boca del Rio, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Boca del Rio. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    Reliability: very consistent
    20km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    22km away
    • Icon beachBeach reef and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    45km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    45km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Boca del Rio: