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Arenillas Negras ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Arenillas Negras Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Saturday, 17 August 2019, 11:31 Local time
Saturday 17
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
SW 10
SW 0
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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.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Arica, Chile, 4 km from Arenillas Negras.

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Arenillas Negras Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Arica Chacalluta International Airport, 17 km from Arenillas Negras.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
15.3 °C

Current weather near Arenillas Negras

Overall Arenillas Negras Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Arenillas Negras:

  • Closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    87 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    92 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    119 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    134 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Arenillas Negras:

  • Closest city location
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    35 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    87 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Moquegua (Peru)
    99 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    122 mi


  • 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.
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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.