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La Isla ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.4

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La Isla break guide

La Isla Surf Guide

La Isla in Lima is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of urchins,.

La Isla Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Isla:

The best conditions reported for surf at La Isla 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 La Isla (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Isla 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 55% of the time in February while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
55%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Isla Location Map

Interactive La Isla 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 La Isla is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Isla is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 169 km (105 miles) away.

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La Isla Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 9 May 2021, 22:05 Local Time
SunMonday 10
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
SW 5
W 5
NW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
on
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Swell History at La Isla

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

Wind History at La Isla

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s33.0
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    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Isla: