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El Golf Surf Guide

El Golf in Piura is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include Strong Currents, ledgy wave.

El Golf Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Golf:

The best conditions reported for surf at El Golf occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Golf with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in March while 71% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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 El Golf Location Map

Interactive El Golf 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 El Golf is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Golf is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 101 km (63 miles) away.

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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.
El Golf Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 03:20 Local Time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 21 21 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at El Golf

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

Wind History at El Golf

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

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