About Punta Arena (Piura)

Water temps drop drastically in Talara as the water can be 2°c (5°F) colder on the south side of town than on the north. It rarely breaks, but when it does Punta Arena is a quality lefthand point, which is best at low tide with a moderate swell. Quite sectiony and can be mushy, since the wind gets into it easily.

Low crowds is the positive. Commercial pollution from the oil industry can leave a slick around the whole port area of Talara.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Punta Arena (Piura)
  • Low to Mid Tide Low to Mid Tide
  • Left-hand Pointbreak Left-hand Pointbreak
  • Uneven Reef and Sand Uneven Reef and Sand
  • S - W S - W
  • Easterly Easterly
  • 10 3 Swell Range 3 - 10ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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