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Rio Lurin ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Rio Lurin Surf Guide

Rio Lurin in Lima is an exposed river break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Sometimes crowded. Take care of Pollution,.

Rio Lurin Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and riverIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rio Lurin:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rio Lurin occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Rio Lurin 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 19% of the time in February while 80% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
80%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rio Lurin Location Map

Interactive Rio Lurin 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 nearest passenger airport to Rio Lurin is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Rio Lurin is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 180 km (112 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Rio Lurin Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 02:38 Local Time
Friday 05
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 5
SSE 10
S 15
S
Wind State cross-
on
glass cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Rio Lurin

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

Wind History at Rio Lurin

Wind stats for Rio Lurin, 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 Rio Lurin. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rio Lurin:

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