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Colan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Colan break guidePhoto by: grafity

Colan Surf Guide

Colan in Piura is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Colan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Colan:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Colan 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 4% of the time in February while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 84% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
84%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Colan Location Map

Interactive Colan 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 Colan is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Colan is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Colan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 23:55 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.5
SW
1.2
SW
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
SE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Colan

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

Wind History at Colan

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

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    • Icon  s32.8
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    19km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    28km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    45km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    46km away

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