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Bayobar - Punta Faro Surf Guide

Bayobar - Punta Faro in Piura is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of rocks, rips, isolation.

Bayobar - Punta Faro Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bayobar - Punta Faro:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bayobar - Punta Faro occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bayobar - Punta Faro (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bayobar - Punta Faro 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 42% of the time in March while 58% 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 Bayobar - Punta Faro Location Map

Interactive Bayobar - Punta Faro 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 closest passenger airport to Bayobar - Punta Faro is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU) in Peru, which is 96 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bayobar - Punta Faro is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL), also in Peru, 147 km (91 miles) away.

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Bayobar - Punta Faro Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 08:57 Local Time
Thursday 22
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Bayobar - Punta Faro

Surf stats for Bayobar - Punta Faro, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bayobar - Punta Faro

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

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