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El Chinchorro ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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El Chinchorro Surf Forecast / Atacama / Chile

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Saturday 05 Sep 2015 CLT

El Chinchorro surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's El Chinchorro sea temperature is 18.5 °C (Statistics for 05 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 19.4 min: 16.3 °C)

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Wind State(?)ononononononononononononononononononononononon
High Tide
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3:26PM
0.81

4:19AM
1.08
4:44PM
0.76

5:32AM
1.09

6:05PM
0.75
6:40AM
1.11

7:13PM
0.77
7:37AM
1.13

8:07PM
0.82
8:25AM
1.14

8:52PM
0.86
9:07AM
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Low Tide
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9:41AM
0.31

9:27PM
0.25
11:04AM
0.33

10:36PM
0.29

12:24PM
0.31
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1:28PM
0.28
12:55AM
0.28

2:19PM
0.25
1:51AM
0.26

3:01PM
0.22
2:38AM
0.23

3:36PM
0.20



Note: the tide data above is for Arica, Chile which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for El Chinchorro.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at El Chinchorro blow from the ENE.
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Sunrise
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Sunset
-19:34--19:34--19:34--19:34--19:35--19:35--19:35--19:35
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 17°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed morning, min 17°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the El Chinchorro Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for El Chinchorro provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at El Chinchorro can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our El Chinchorro surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (El Chinchorro) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for El Chinchorro may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

El Chinchorro is 5 km (3 miles) from the city of Arica. If you plan a holiday in Atacama, look for hotels and other accommodation in Arica. Arica has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.