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Chicama Surfing

Peru - North > North Peru
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In this crowded surf world it is almost unbelievable to think that the longest left hand point break on earth is reeling along right now with nobody surfing it. The reasons why nobody bothers with it are not entirely clear. It breaks mainly on sand, is relatively gentle, is very consistent and is surrounded by a bunch of other super long, quality waves. It is also consistently offshore. This utopian wave is Chicama, but amazingly, there's more to this part of Peru than just Chicamas? endless walls.
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21 - 29°C
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20 - 29°C
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18 - 25°C
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16 - 22°C
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16 - 23°C
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17 - 25°C
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+ Perfect uncrowded lefthand pointbreaks
+ Excellent wind patterns
+ Cheap living costs
+ Historical sites
+ Close to the Andes
- Dull coastal scenery
- Chilly water
- Petty thefts in the cities
- Difficult, tedious access
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Puerto Eten Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 5ft 15secs 233° 17mph Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Pointbreak Uneven Reef and Sand 8
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S - NW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Chicama Star Star Star Star Grey Star 5.5ft 14secs 221° 14mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Pointbreak Boulders and Sand 15
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S - W South Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Punta Huanchaco Star Star Star Star Grey Star 6.5ft 15secs 213° 11mph Sunny No Reports Available. Left Pointbreak Uneven Reef and Sand 12
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S - W Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Puerto Morin Star Star Star Star Star 6.5ft 15secs 220° 13mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Punta Prieta Star Star Star Star Grey Star 6.5ft 15secs 213° 11mph Sunny No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 12
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S - SW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Salaverry Harbour Star Star Star Star Grey Star 6ft 14secs 219° 11mph Sunny No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 10
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S - W North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Puerto Salaverry Star Star Star Star Grey Star 6ft 14secs 219° 11mph Sunny No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Puemape Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 6ft 15secs 229° 14mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 12
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S - SW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pacasmayo Star Star Star Grey Star Grey Star 6ft 15secs 229° 14mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef and Sand 15
3
S - SW North Easterly Low to Mid Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Pimentel Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star Grey Star 5ft 15secs 233° 17mph Cloudy No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 8
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S - NW North Easterly All Tides