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Punta Mero Surf Guide

Punta Mero in Piura is a quite exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for - Rocks.

Punta Mero Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Mero:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Mero 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 16% of the time in February while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta Mero Location Map

Interactive Punta Mero 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 Mero is Pedro Canga (Tumbes) Airport (TBP) in Peru, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Mero is General Serrano (Machala) Airport (MCH) in Ecuador, 106 km (66 miles) away.

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Punta Mero Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 13 May 2021, 14:47 Local Time
Thursday 13Fri
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WSW 10
WSW 5
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glass

Swell History at Punta Mero

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

Wind History at Punta Mero

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

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