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Cartagena ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Cartagena Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.4 °C

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Friday, 23 August 2019, 17:15 Local time
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 13 18 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Cartagena in Santiago is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A left hand reef. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Santo Domingo Airport, 10 km from Cartagena.

light winds from the N.(Wind varies from 290 to 030 degs)

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Current weather near Cartagena

Overall Cartagena Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Cartagena is Arturo Merino Benitez International (Santiago) Airport (SCL) in Chile, which is 81 km (50 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cartagena is Los Cerrillos (Santiago) Airport (ULC), also in Chile, 89 km (55 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cartagena, Santiago. Use the tab navigation above to view Cartagena sea temperature, Cartagena photographs, Cartagena detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cartagena webcams, current wind from Santiago live weather stations and Cartagena 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 Cartagena.