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Pasamayo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Pasamayo Surf Guide

Pasamayo in Ancash is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. The optimum time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins and rocks.

Pasamayo Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pasamayo:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Pasamayo 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 16% of the time in February while 79% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% 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).

Explore Pasamayo Location Map

Interactive Pasamayo 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 Pasamayo is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 46 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pasamayo is Commandante Fap German Arias Grazziani (Anta) Airport (ATA), also in Peru, 256 km (159 miles) away.

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Pasamayo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 03:44 Local Time
Thursday 15
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SSE 10
SSW 15
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Swell History at Pasamayo

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

Wind History at Pasamayo

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

Pasamayo Reviews:

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Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.5
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s44.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Alejandro Caballero Aste from Peru
“Pasamayo no está ubicado en el departamento de Ancash.
Está ubicado en el departamento de Lima, aproximadamente a 60 km al norte de la ciudad, muy cerca del balneario de Ancón.

Las imágenes satelitales no corresponden a la ubicación.

Pasamayo not located in the department of Ancash.
It is located in the department of Lima, about 60 km north of the city, near the resort of Ancon.

The satellite images do not correspond to the location.

[Editors comments: fixed in database]”

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