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Latitude: 4° 26.736' S
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Driving north on Panamerican Highway,take a dirt road towards Lobitos Town area (km 1104 after bridge over "Quebrada Honda"
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth
Good wind directionSouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementFalling tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Private beach
You can park your car right in front of the wave, its very close to Lobitos, and El Hueco.
It's a very fun place, you dont have to paddle to much,
By Anonymous , 10-04-2011
Piscinas - This is the funniest wave you are going to find around, about that coment of what happened on the road to Talara. If that is true, which I do not believe happened on the road to the city which begins which one of the most dangerous port of the country. So my advise as local would be, try to get early (at least two hours before dark) to Talara, and dont try to go there during night time...get "everything" you are gotta need early
By Anonymous , 01-09-2009
- surf at your peril. a friend of mine got held up at gun point on the road from talara, robbed his ass and shot his driver in the leg. enough said...
By Anonymous , 22-10-2007
look out for the LUCH - if you surf this wave you gotta buy lucho a beer. dont question this just do it! he is the man around these parts for sure
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