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Cupula ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Cupula Spot ID

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 07:29 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 20
WSW 25
SW
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Cupula in Antofagasta is an exposed reef and point break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The left hand reef break is better than the right. and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Take care of rocks and urchins.

Chile wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Live Weather:

At Avenida Cerro Paranal Antofagasta wx, 8 km from Cupula.

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Current weather near Cupula

Overall Cupula Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Cupula:

  • Closest city location
    8 mi
  • Second closest city location
    132 mi
  • Third closest city location
    243 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    250 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Salta (Argentina)
    323 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Cupula is Cerro Moreno International (Antofagasta) Airport (ANF) in Chile, which is 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cupula is El Loa (Calama) Airport (CJC), also in Chile, 213 km (132 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cupula, Antofagasta. Use the tab navigation above to view Cupula sea temperature, Cupula photographs, Cupula detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cupula webcams, current wind from Antofagasta live weather stations and Cupula 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 Cupula.