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Topic: mancora vs. huanchaco august/september 2010

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james vybiral

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mancora vs. huanchaco august/september 2010

« on: February 20 2010 07:02:00 »

sorry for english - i am learning spanish!
i am travelling to peru in may for a photo project in the amazon.  i will possibly only have the end of august and september to go surfing.
can anyone please advise me whether the areas around huanchaco or mancora will be more consistent?  storm rider guides suggest mancora is very inconsistent at this time of the year. where as magicseaweed suggest both places are amazingly consistent!!!!
i am also concerned about water temps - will huanchaco be ok in a full length 2/3mm suit?
also, most of our my money is invested in the amazon work, so any advice on living cheap/volunteering/teaching english or photography for food and accomodation would be greatly appreciated...
many thanks



RE: mancora vs. huanchaco august/september 2010

« Reply #1 on: February 20 2010 12:02:203 »

may, is more chance of good south swells, so Huanchaco is better . Mancora is more fun as a party town though



RE: mancora vs. huanchaco august/september 2010

« Reply #2 on: February 20 2010 13:02:983 »

in august i would suggest huanchaco cos the surf season in mancora starts in september.  huanchaco area (includes pacasmayo & chicama) is very consistent in aug-sept and a full 3/2 mm in good conditions is enough to keep you warm.
good luck


james vybiral

RE: mancora vs. huanchaco august/september 2010

« Reply #3 on: February 21 2010 05:02:890 »

many thanks
looks like huanchaco is the knowledge
esp with chicama so close....
have fun

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