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Breaks right in the town of Barranca. Drive into town and down to the beach. You will see the wave if it is working.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionMid tide
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
A fickle right hand reef off of a peak. A ledgy barrell over rocks. Low tide can be high on the sketch factor, mid tide best. Needs a smaller swell, big lined up swells tend to close it out. While not world class an excellent and powerful right hand tube when on, a rarity in Peru. Also some mediocre beach break to the south of the right.
Great food in Barranca. Go to the Don Tito right next to the break and try a plate of Tacu Tacu with seafood. Not to be missed!!
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