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Cabo Blanco Surf Guide

Cabo Blanco in Piura is an exposed point break that has quite consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest.There is a left hand point break here. It's often crowded here. Take care of rocks and rips.

Cabo Blanco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Blanco:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cabo Blanco occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Blanco with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in January while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 59% 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 Cabo Blanco Location Map

Interactive Cabo Blanco 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 closest passenger airport to Cabo Blanco is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cabo Blanco is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 122 km (76 miles) away.

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Cabo Blanco Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 04:59 Local Time
Tuesday 04
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 4
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Cabo Blanco

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

Wind History at Cabo Blanco

Wind stats for Cabo Blanco, 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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Wave Buoys Nearest To Cabo Blanco: