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Poemape ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Poemape Surf Guide

Puemape in Lambayeque is an exposed beach and reef break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south southwest. There is a left breaking reef. Rarely crowded here. Take care of urchins, rips and rocks.

Poemape Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Poemape:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Poemape 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 11% of the time in February while 89% 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.
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 Poemape Location Map

Interactive Poemape 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 Poemape is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Poemape is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 87 km (54 miles) away.

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Poemape Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 02:21 Local Time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 10
SSE 15
SSE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Poemape

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

Wind History at Poemape

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

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