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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Caplina

Peru, Lima

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 12° 10.285' S
Longitude: 77° 2.144' W

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Go to la Herradura and instead of going to the point walk 100 yards north until you get near Salto del Fraile, get in where there is a peak with the heaviest lip of Lima.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to la Herradura and instead of going to the point walk 100 yards north until you get near Salto del Fraile, get in where there is a peak with the heaviest lip of Lima.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to la Herradura and instead of going to the point walk 100 yards north until you get near Salto del Fraile, get in where there is a peak with the heaviest lip of Lima.

English (Translate this text in English): Go to la Herradura and instead of going to the point walk 100 yards north until you get near Salto del Fraile, get in where there is a peak with the heaviest lip of Lima.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Caplinas

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperiencePros or kamikaze only...

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthShort (< 50m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionSouthEast, East

Swell sizeStarts working at 3m-3.5m / 10ft-12ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementFalling tide

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks
- Pollution

 Additional Information

Well paddle hard, you have to be in a great condition, also mentally, and hold on to your b@alls because you might just loose them.

English (Translate this text in English): Well paddle hard, you have to be in a great condition, also mentally, and hold on to your b@alls because you might just loose them.

English (Translate this text in English): Well paddle hard, you have to be in a great condition, also mentally, and hold on to your b@alls because you might just loose them.

English (Translate this text in English): Well paddle hard, you have to be in a great condition, also mentally, and hold on to your b@alls because you might just loose them.

Atmosphere

Well heaviest lip around, breaks on top of a sunken boat, you could probably call it artificial, be careful no one knows exactly what's underneath the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): Well heaviest lip around, breaks on top of a sunken boat, you could probably call it artificial, be careful no one knows exactly what's underneath the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): Well heaviest lip around, breaks on top of a sunken boat, you could probably call it artificial, be careful no one knows exactly what's underneath the wave.

English (Translate this text in English): Well heaviest lip around, breaks on top of a sunken boat, you could probably call it artificial, be careful no one knows exactly what's underneath the wave.

General

Heavy, out there for the brave.

English (Translate this text in English): Heavy, out there for the brave.

English (Translate this text in English): Heavy, out there for the brave.

English (Translate this text in English): Heavy, out there for the brave.

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By salva_tor3@hotmail.com , 25-06-2006

caplina - this wave is only for bodyboarders profesionals , its serious..

By nes , 31-03-2006

Dead point - this wave is totally hostil

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