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La Timba ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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La Timba Surf Guide

La Timba in Lima is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include urchins, rips and rocks.

La Timba Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing La Timba:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing La Timba 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 19% of the time in February while 81% 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.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
81%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore La Timba Location Map

Interactive La Timba 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 Timba is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to La Timba is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 173 km (107 miles) away.

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La Timba Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 08:55 Local Time
Sunday 18
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 15
SSW 5
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at La Timba

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

Wind History at La Timba

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near La Timba. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To La Timba: