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Punta Lobo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Punta Lobo Surf Guide

Punta Lobo in Piura is an exposed point break. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Best around low tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Rocks are a hazard.

Punta Lobo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
21.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Lobo:

The best conditions reported for surf at Punta Lobo occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Lobo 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 5% of the time in February while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
16%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta Lobo Location Map

Interactive Punta Lobo 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 Punta Lobo is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Lobo is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 102 km (63 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Punta Lobo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 02:43 Local Time
Tuesday 11
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.4
NW
0.4
NW
1.6
SW
0.4
NW
Period (s) 14 13 15 13
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Punta Lobo

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

Wind History at Punta Lobo

Wind stats for Punta Lobo, 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 Punta Lobo. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    12km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Punta Lobo: