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Yacila 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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Yacila Surf Guide

Yacila in Piura is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Yacila Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Yacila:

The best conditions reported for surf at Yacila 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 Yacila (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Yacila 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 Yacila Location Map

Interactive Yacila 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 Yacila is Capitan Montes (Talara) Airport (TYL) in Peru, which is 62 km (39 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Yacila is Capitan Concha (Piura) Airport (PIU), also in Peru, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Yacila Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 05:18 Local Time
Thursday 22
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 17 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 25
SE 20
SSE 25
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross

Swell History at Yacila

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

Wind History at Yacila

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

    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    10km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    19km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    53km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    54km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Yacila: