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Cabo Blanquillo ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Cabo Blanquillo Surf Guide

Cabo Blanquillo in Piura is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks are all lefts. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Cabo Blanquillo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cabo Blanquillo:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cabo Blanquillo 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 12% of the time in January while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 63% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
63%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cabo Blanquillo Location Map

Interactive Cabo Blanquillo 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 Blanquillo is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Cabo Blanquillo is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP), also in Peru, 124 km (77 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Cabo Blanquillo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 14:59 Local Time
Monday 19Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.3
NW
0.3
NW
0.3
NW
0.3
NW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 20
SSW 15
S 10
SSW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Cabo Blanquillo

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

Wind History at Cabo Blanquillo

Wind stats for Cabo Blanquillo, 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 Cabo Blanquillo. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Cabo Blanquillo: