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Puerto Caballas break guidePhoto by: Daniel San

Puerto Caballas Surf Guide

Puerto Caballas in Ica is an exposed point break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.There is a left breaking point here. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of rocks and isolation.

Puerto Caballas Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Caballas:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Puerto Caballas 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 8% of the time in February while 90% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
90%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Puerto Caballas Location Map

Interactive Puerto Caballas 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 Puerto Caballas is Pisco Airport (PIO) in Peru, which is 28 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Puerto Caballas is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM), also in Peru, 237 km (147 miles) away.

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Puerto Caballas Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 20:08 Local Time
FriSaturday 28
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m)
1.2
SSW
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
on

Swell History at Puerto Caballas

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

Wind History at Puerto Caballas

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Puerto Caballas: