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Punta Negra ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Punta Negra Surf Guide

Punta Negra in Piura is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Punta Negra Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Punta Negra:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Punta Negra with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 14% of the time in January while 18% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
14%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
18%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Punta Negra Location Map

Interactive Punta Negra 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 Negra is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Punta Negra is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Punta Negra Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 02:26 Local Time
Friday 23
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.5
SW
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SSE 20
SSE 20
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Punta Negra

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

Wind History at Punta Negra

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    50km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Punta Negra: