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Conchitas ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Conchitas Surf Guide

Conchitas in Ancash is an exposed beach and point break that has reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of urchins.

Conchitas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Conchitas:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Conchitas 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 2% of the time in January while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 80% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
80%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Conchitas Location Map

Interactive Conchitas 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 Conchitas is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 97 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Conchitas is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 218 km (135 miles) away.

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Conchitas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 16:04 Local Time
Sunday 16Mon
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
Period (s) 18 18 17 17
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSE
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Swell History at Conchitas

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

Wind History at Conchitas

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

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    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    54km away

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