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Punta Huanchaco ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Punta Huanchaco Surf Guide

Punta Huanchaco in Lambayeque is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include urchins and pollution.

Punta Huanchaco Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent18.0°C

Surfing Punta Huanchaco:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Huanchaco sea temperature, Punta Huanchaco photographs, Punta Huanchaco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Huanchaco webcams, current wind from La Libertad & Lambayeque live weather stations and Punta Huanchaco tide predictions. The Peru swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Peru and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Peru wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Punta Huanchaco

Punta Huanchaco Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 05:10 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 15
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

At Punta Huanchaco (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Punta Huanchaco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1674, 103 km from Punta Huanchaco.

moderate winds from the SSE

Air temperature
22.0 °C

Current weather near Punta Huanchaco

Overall Punta Huanchaco Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Punta Huanchaco: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Punta Huanchaco: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Warming Up for World Longboard Championship 2013, Punta Huanchaco photo

Punta Huanchaco

Photo credit: Inside-Peru

Punta Huanchaco Location Maps

Punta Huanchaco Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Punta Huanchaco:

Tide stations nearest to Punta Huanchaco:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Santiago de Cao
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    56 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Punta Huanchaco is Capitan Carlos Martinez De Pinillos (Trujillo) Airport (TRU) in Peru, which is 2 km (1 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Punta Huanchaco is Teniente Fap Jaime A De Montr Morales (Chimbote) Airport (CHM), also in Peru, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Capt Jose Abelardo Quinones Gonzales (Chiclayo) Airport (CIX), also in Peru, 164 km (102 miles) away.
Punta Huanchaco break location map and break info