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Puerto Nuevo Surf Guide

Puerto Nuevo in Lima is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include strong rips.

Puerto Nuevo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
16.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Puerto Nuevo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Puerto Nuevo occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Puerto Nuevo 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 22% of the time in February while 78% 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.
clean
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
78%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Puerto Nuevo Location Map

Interactive Puerto Nuevo 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 Nuevo is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 75 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Puerto Nuevo is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Puerto Nuevo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 22 May 2022, 03:39 Local Time
Sunday 22
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
1.3
SW
1.5
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
10
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Puerto Nuevo

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

Wind History at Puerto Nuevo

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

    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    15km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Puerto Nuevo: