Arenillas Negras Spot ID
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C
Arenillas Negras in Atacama is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rips and rocks.
Overall Arenillas Negras Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
This picture shows the range of swells directed at Arenillas Negras over a normal Decem... (show all text)
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- The nearest passenger airport to Arenillas Negras is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI) in Chile, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
- The second closest airport to Arenillas Negras is Coronel Fap Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa (Tacna) Airport (TCQ) in Peru, 50 km (31 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Arenillas Negras, Atacama. Use the tab navigation above to view Arenillas Negras sea temperature, Arenillas Negras photographs, Arenillas Negras detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Arenillas Negras webcams, current wind from Atacama live weather stations and Arenillas Negras tide predictions. The Chile swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Chile and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Chile wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Arenillas Negras.