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Chicama – El Hombre Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(La Libertad and Lambayeque, Peru)

Chicama - El Hombre break guidePhoto by: Alfonso Malpica

Chicama - El Hombre Surf Guide

Chicama - El Hombre in La Libertad and Lambayeque is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast with some shelter here from south winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Beware of - Rocks.

Chicama - El Hombre Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Chicama - El Hombre:

The best conditions reported for surf at Chicama - El Hombre occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Chicama - El Hombre with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 98% of the time in April while 2% 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 Chicama - El Hombre Location Map

Interactive Chicama - El Hombre 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 Chicama - El Hombre is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 56 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Chicama - El Hombre is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Chicama - El Hombre Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 19:41 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Chicama - El Hombre

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

Wind History at Chicama - El Hombre

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

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