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Secret Spot Surf Guide

Secret Spot in Lima is a fairly exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks favour lefts. Rarely crowded here. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Secret Spot Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Secret Spot:

The best conditions reported for surf at Secret Spot occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Secret Spot with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in March while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
9%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
69%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Secret Spot Location Map

Interactive Secret Spot 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 Secret Spot is Pisco Airport (PIO) in Peru, which is 96 km (60 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Secret Spot is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM), also in Peru, 120 km (75 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Secret Spot Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 04:55 Local Time
Wednesday 28
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
15
10
10
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Secret Spot

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

Wind History at Secret Spot

Wind stats for Secret Spot, 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 Secret Spot. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon point  redPoint/pier
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Secret Spot: