Surfing @ El Faro, Pacasmayo
Pacasmayo is every surfers dream wave. Often called the big brother of Chicama, waves at Pacasmayo reach 3 meters and peel perfectly up to 2000 meters. Although there is surf year round, it works best on south swells generally dominant from April – December. Poemape, which is 20 km south, breaks perfect on North Swells from December – April. Pacasmayo is great for all skill levels from Beginner to Professional.
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
Pacasmayo Surf
The best swell direction for the point of Pacasmayo is SouthWest and South, The predominant wind direction is NorthEast. Most times a 2/3 wetsuit is fine. However on some mornings a 4/3 is preferred. There is Zodiac shuttle service to the top of the point, and becomes more necessary when it gets bigger and the current is strong.