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Puesta en Isla de los Pingüinos, Cachagua photo


Photo credit: Carlos Pato Verdugo

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 12:44 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 15 15 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 30
SSW 30
SSW 20
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Cachagua in Santiago is an exposed beach break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Cachagua Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Vina Del Mar, 39 km from Cachagua.

light winds from the SE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Cachagua

Overall Cachagua Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Cachagua is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 107 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cachagua is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cachagua, Santiago. Use the tab navigation above to view Cachagua sea temperature, Cachagua photographs, Cachagua detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cachagua webcams, current wind from Santiago live weather stations and Cachagua 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 Cachagua.