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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

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.1°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.
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).
Lobitos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 September 2020, 22:33 Local Time
SatSunday 20
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 20 20
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
Wind State cross-

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.

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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