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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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 Mejia

Peru, South

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 17° 6.208' S
Longitude: 71° 54.595' W

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It is in the city of Mejia (Arequipa).

English (Translate this text in English): It is in the city of Mejia (Arequipa).

English (Translate this text in English): It is in the city of Mejia (Arequipa).

English (Translate this text in English): It is in the city of Mejia (Arequipa).

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Mejía

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityNormal

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest, South

Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movement

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Week-end crowdFew surfers

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 Additional Information

It is mainly for bodyboarding. Lots of close outs.

English (Translate this text in English): It is mainly for bodyboarding. Lots of close outs.

English (Translate this text in English): It is mainly for bodyboarding. Lots of close outs.

English (Translate this text in English): It is mainly for bodyboarding. Lots of close outs.

Atmosphere

It's a nice wave, powerful and funny.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a nice wave, powerful and funny.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a nice wave, powerful and funny.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a nice wave, powerful and funny.

General

Nice one.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice one.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice one.

English (Translate this text in English): Nice one.

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Splaktar avatar
Mejia
De Splaktar
Abr 8, 2007
Easter Weekend - Well the waves were indeed big this weekend.  But most of the beach is just straight and the waves come straight in without any direction at all.  This led to huge close outs that smashed down with a roar.  There was a 5.4 and 4.3 eart
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By Splaktar , 04-04-2007

Going to check it out - Heading down to Mejia this weekend. It looks like it's going to be pretty big overhead all weekend w/ long periods. I hope there's some people down in the waves as I don't want to be out there alone. Looks like temp will be around 25-26C and water temp around 15-16C.

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