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El Muelle Surf Guide

El Muelle in Piura is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks, currents.

El Muelle Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing El Muelle:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing El Muelle 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 42% of the time in March while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore El Muelle Location Map

Interactive El Muelle 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 Muelle is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to El Muelle is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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El Muelle Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 10 May 2021, 14:47 Local Time
Monday 10Tue
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.0
SW
1.0
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 30
S 30
S 30
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at El Muelle

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

Wind History at El Muelle

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

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