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Lobitos ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.6
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 3.5

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Lobitos break guide

Lobitos Surf Guide

Lobitos in Piura is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Ideal winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. There is a left hand reef break. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Lobitos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lobitos:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lobitos 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 41% of the time in March while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
41%
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
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lobitos Location Map

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

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Lobitos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 01:32 Local Time
MonTuesday 26
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
20
25
25
25
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Lobitos

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

Wind History at Lobitos

Wind stats for Lobitos, 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 Lobitos. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: consistent
    0km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Lobitos: