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Santa Rosa Surf Guide

Santa Rosa in Lima is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Santa Rosa Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Santa Rosa:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Santa Rosa 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 22% of the time in February while 77% 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
22%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
77%
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 Santa Rosa Location Map

Interactive Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM) in Peru, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Santa Rosa is Pisco Airport (PIO), also in Peru, 159 km (99 miles) away.

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Santa Rosa Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 May 2022, 06:50 Local Time
Sunday 29
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.7
SW
1
S
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 19 13 18 18
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
15
Wind State cross glass on cross-
on

Swell History at Santa Rosa

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

Wind History at Santa Rosa

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

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