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Caballeros ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Surf Report Feed

Caballeros Surf Guide

Caballeros in Lima is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include urchins, rips and rocks.

Caballeros Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caballeros:

The best conditions reported for surf at Caballeros occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Caballeros 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 19% of the time in February while 80% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
80%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caballeros Location Map

Interactive Caballeros 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 Caballeros is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Caballeros is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 171 km (106 miles) away.

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Caballeros Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 15:04 Local Time
Wednesday 21Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SSE 10
SSE 5
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Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
on
glass

Swell History at Caballeros

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

Wind History at Caballeros

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away

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