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Caletita Buena ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Caletita Buena Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 01:10 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
Wind State glass glass cross cross

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Caletita Buena in Tarapaca is an exposed point break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of rocks and urchins.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Overall Caletita Buena Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Tide stations nearest to Caletita Buena:

  • Closest tide station
    51 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    70 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    144 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    150 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    180 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Caletita Buena:

  • Closest city location
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    68 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Tacna (Peru)
    102 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Ilo (Peru)
    144 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Moquegua (Peru)
    165 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Caletita Buena is Diego Aracena International (Iquique) Airport (IQQ) in Chile, which is 118 km (73 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Caletita Buena is Chacalluta (Arica) Airport (ARI), also in Chile, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Coronel Fap Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa (Tacna) Airport (TCQ) in Peru, 159 km (99 miles) away.
Caletita Buena break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Caletita Buena, Tarapaca. Use the tab navigation above to view Caletita Buena sea temperature, Caletita Buena photographs, Caletita Buena detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Caletita Buena webcams, current wind from Tarapaca live weather stations and Caletita Buena 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 Caletita Buena.